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ZENOBIA pulverulenta

Commonly known as Honeycup

Beautiful small deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub. White bell-shaped flowers resembling a large 'lily of the valley' are aniseed scented and appear in clusters in June-July. New leaves have a conspicuous glaucous appearance
Further Reading....

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - oblong-ovate leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 2m (6ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - spreading shrub with slender, arching shoots. Flowers, 1.2cm (½in) long, are produced in erect racemes to 20cm (8in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - sheltered site
  • Partial shade - plant in shade if soil dries out in summer.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good subject for a woodland garden
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - USA (Virginia to South Carolina)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - aniseed scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - moist and humus rich
Zenobia - Growing Guide
2m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)

Buy Varieties of ZENOBIA pulverulenta

ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Blue Sky'

ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Blue Sky'  >

Commonly known as: Honeycup.
An improved form with intense blue new growth and leaves which appear alongside large white flowers
£30.00 each

ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Raspberry Ripple'

ZENOBIA pulverulenta 'Raspberry Ripple'  >

Commonly known as: Honeycup.
White flowers are edged and striped with red. A most unusual and attractive plant
£30.00 each

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