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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 (6ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6ft)
  • 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 (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6ft)

Buy Varieties of CARPENTERIA

CARPENTERIA californica 'Bodnant'  AWARD

CARPENTERIA californica 'Bodnant'  >

Commonly known as: 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

CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'

CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'  >

Commonly known as: 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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