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
Further Reading....
  • 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

CARPENTERIA californica 'Ladhams Variety'

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