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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


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 papery bark and tough, lance-shaped leaves.
  • 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  >

Commonly known as: Paper bush.
A rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs
Small £22.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'  >

Commonly known as: Paper bush.
Larger scented yellow flowers and foliage than E. chrysantha
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'  >

Commonly known as: Paper bush.
Very scare and rare form with red flowers
£40.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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