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EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

Commonly known as Paper bush

A rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs
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Available autumn 2020 -
Small £17.50 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre
  • Deciduous - lance-shaped to oval, dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open, rounded shrub with supple shoots. Small flowers are produced in spherical heads 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Against a wall - in frost-prone areas
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants -
  • Good to know - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune in 1843. Daphne-like flowers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none outside
  • Place of origin - China.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich, loamy
Edgeworthia - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)

Buy Varieties of EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'  >

Commonly known as: Paper bush.
Larger scented yellow flowers and foliage than E. chrysantha
£30.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'  >

Commonly known as: Paper bush.
Very scare and rare form with red flowers
£30.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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