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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.
Deciduous - or evergreen shrubs with papery bark and tough, lance-shaped leaves.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This 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 sun - or dappled shade.
Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for its tubular flowers, each with 4 spreading lobes.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - China, Himalayas.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich and loamy.