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Out of Season Paperbush Shrub

Paperbush Shrub

Flowers open in mid-January!

No Southern garden should be without this plant! Very fragrant flowers open in mid- January and continue blooming for up to 8 weeks! Leaves are long, blue-green and turn a pleasing yellow in fall. Mature height is 6–8'. Potted. Zones 7–10.
  • Zone 7-10
  • Height 6-8 feet
  • Shade Required Sun to part shade

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  • Botanical Name: Edgeworthia chrysantha
  • Height: 6-8 feet
  • Spacing: 5-8 feet
  • Depth: Plant at same depth as in pot.
  • Spread: 5-8 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Sun to part shade
  • Blooms: Mid January for up to 8 weeks
  • Fruit: Fruits are purplish and mostly covered by remains of the flower.
  • Form: Upright but broad as well, thanks to its habit of branching all by itself. Usually wider than tall. Gently suckering as it matures.
  • Flower Form: Pendant clusters of tubular blooms that are white on the outside and tipped with yellow.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil in a sheltered, partially shaded position. It grows best in acid soils, although it will tolerate near-neutral conditions.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Edgeworthia normally doesn't need formative or maintenance pruning (apart from cutting off any Winter-killed tips); let the shrub grow on its own.

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