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PLUCKED from the shrubberies and game coverts of Victoriana an easy shrub for the modern wildlife garden and border foil for exotica.
Genus of about 6 species of suckering deciduous shrubs from cliffs and mountain woodland in India, the Himalaya, China and Burma.
Good to know - grown for their terminal or axillary racemes of attractive flowers or bracts. Good for woodland gardens.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of Origin - India, Himalayas, China, Burma
Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - suckering shrubs with hollow, cane-like stems which collapse within 2-5 years, replacements appearing from the rootstock.
Full Sun - shelter from cold winds
fertile well drained soil