EDGEWORTHIA

Commonly known as Paper bush

Tricky but well worth taking care over for the beautiful early season scent.

Genus of 3 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs with papery bark found in woodland in the Himalayas and China.

 

 

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Or evergreen shrubs with tough, lance-shaped leaves.
  • Evergreen
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
    If growing in greenhouse use loam based compost - dappled light.
  • Full sun
    Or dappled shade.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for its tubular flowers, each with 4 spreading lobes.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    China, Himalayas.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich and loamy.
Edgeworthia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of EDGEWORTHIA

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

Paper bush

a rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs

 
Small
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£22.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

Paper bush

larger scented yellow flowers and foliage than E. chrysantha

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£35.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

Paper bush

very scarce and rare form with red flowers

 
small
£25.00  
£40.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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