STEPHANANDRA incisa 'Crispa'

Commonly known as Lace shrub

Small dense shrub with zig-zag stems and crinkled leaves. Excellent ground cover. Flowers greenish-white in panicles
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 8cm (3in) long turning orange-yellow in autumn
  • White
    With a hint of pink
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Thicket-forming shrub. Produces flowers in panicles to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • 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
  • Partial shade

STEPHANANDRA incisa 'Crispa'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Korea, Japan, Taiwan
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Stephanandra - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  3m (10ft)
 

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