CALYCANTHUS chinensis

Large magnolia-like flowers white on the outside and yellowish inside with maroon markings at the base. Very rare
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Broadly elliptic to obovate, sharply pointed glossy, mid-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • Bicolor
  • White
    White outside
  • Yellow
    Yellowish inside with maroon
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Spreading shrub. Produces flowers singly, close to the shoot tips.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shade from hot midday sun. Shelter from cold winds

CALYCANTHUS chinensis

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £30.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Attractive to insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern China
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    To 7cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
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Calycanthus - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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