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DIPELTA floribunda

Commonly known as Rosy dipelta

Fragrant weigela-like flowers which are pink flushed yellow at the throat. An underrated plant
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£30.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Deciduous - oval to lance-shaped, pointed, pale-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Yellow
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, multi-stemmed shrub with pale- brown bark. Flowers are produced in axillary and terminal corymbs of 1-6.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - introduced into UK by Ernest(Chinese) Wilson in 1902.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - western and central China.
  • Flower Shape - Tubular - - to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Fertile well drained soil
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Dipelta - Growing Guide
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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