GARRYA

Commonly known as Silk tassel bush

Evergreen with attractive dangling catkins.

Genus of about 13 species of evergreen shrubs or small trees occurring in woodland and scrub from western USA to Central America and the West Indies,

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
    Shrubs or trees
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full sun
    shelter from cold winds in frosty areas
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - male and female catkins grow on separate plants. Males are more attractive. Can be grown as a windbreak in mild coastal areas.
  • Pests & Diseases
    fungal leaf spot
  • Place of origin
    western USA to Central America and the West Indies.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil

Buy Varieties of GARRYA

GARRYA elliptica

GARRYA elliptica

Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush

Long grey-green catkins (male)

 
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GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'

GARRYA elliptica 'James Roof'

Quinine bush, Silk tassel bush

Male form with extra long catkins

 
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GARRYA x thuretti

GARRYA x thuretti

Californian catkin bush

An excellent and vigorous windbreak which makes a solid green wall

 
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