ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Raspberry Ripple'

Commonly known as Honeycup

White flowers are edged and striped with red. A most unusual and attractive plant
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • White
    White with pink
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Spreading shrub with slender, arching shoots. Pendent, bell-shaped flowers are produced in erect racemes to 20cm (8in) long
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Sheltered site
  • Partial shade
    Plant in shade if soil dries out in summer

ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Raspberry Ripple'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Usa (Virginia to South Carolina)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Aniseed scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Moist, humus-rich
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Zenobia - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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