CARPENTERIA

Commonly known as Tree anemone

Genus of 1 species of evergreen shrub found in dry scrub and pine forests in California, USA.

Closely related to Philadelphus it is known as the tree or bush anemone.

In the wild it regenerates from stump sprouts after fire. Natural seedlings are rare.

In the UK it first flowered in Godalming in the garden of Gertrude Jekyll in 1885.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Grown for its attractive, leathery leaves and shallowly cup-shaped flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    USA (California).
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Shelter from cold dry winds.
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CARPENTERIA

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CARPENTERIA californica 'Bodnant'

CARPENTERIA californica 'Bodnant'

Californian anemone bush, Californian mock orange

perhaps the hardiest of the carpenterias with upright habit and single flowers at the tip of the stems

 
£25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CARPENTERIA californica 'Eskimo'

CARPENTERIA californica 'Eskimo'

Californian anemone bush, Californian mock orange

compact form with large white fragrant flowers

 
£25.00 each 
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CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'

CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'

Californian anemone bush, Californian mock orange

the best form of this scarce plant, with large fragrant white flowers. Can be grown in shrub borders but is also an excellent patio plant

 
£25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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