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x GORDLINIA grandiflora

Large camellia-like flowers. Mildly fragrant
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£20.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic, minutely-toothed leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long, dark green above, paler beneath, turning orange-red in autumn
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Height - 4.5m (15ft)
  • Spread - 2.5-3m (8-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous multi-stemmed shrub or small tree producing partially cupped to flattened, 5-petalled flowers , 7.5-10cm (3-4in) across with a boss of rich-yellow stamens
  • 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
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - intergenetic hybrid between Franklinia alatamaha and Gordonia lasianthus
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - USA. N. Carolina State Univ. 2002. Ranney and Fantz
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
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x Gordolina grandiflora - Growing Guide
4.5m (15ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5-3m (8-10ft)
 

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