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EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

Commonly known as Paper bush

Very scare and rare form with red flowers
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£40.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - lance-shaped to oval, dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • Red - orange red
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - rounded, open shrub with supple shoots and papery bark. Flowers are produced in spherical heads to 5cm (2in) or more 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 - Pests & Diseases - - none if grown outside
  • Place of origin - China
  • Flower Shape - Tubular -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich, loamy
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Edgeworthia - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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