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Commonly known as Paper bush
Tricky but well worth taking care over for the beautiful early season scent.
Genus of 3 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs with papery bark found in woodland in the Himalayas and China.
DeciduousOr evergreen shrubs with papery bark and tough, lance-shaped leaves.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.If growing in greenhouse use loam based compost - dappled light.
Full sunOr dappled shade.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for its tubular flowers, each with 4 spreading lobes.Pests & DiseasesNonePlace of originChina, Himalayas.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich and loamy.
Buy Varieties of EDGEWORTHIA
a rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs
larger scented yellow flowers and foliage than E. chrysantha
very scarce and rare form with red flowers