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
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CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'

 
  • Evergreen
    glossy, dark-green leaves 10-12cm (4-5in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    2m (6½ft) plus
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, open shrub with peeling, pale-brown bark
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - will grow taller if grown against a wall
  • Pests & Diseases
    fungal leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    USA (California).
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped - to 8cm (3in) across with central bosses of yellow stamens
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - shelter from cold dry winds.
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2m (6½ft) plus
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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