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botanical name:
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora'
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Grandiflora' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Paper Bush
synonyms:  Edgeworthia papyrifera 'Grandiflora'
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: purple & green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
A form producing larger flowerheads, very strongly scented, on bare branches from late winter.

Well drained, humus-rich in sun or dappled shade. Needs a sheltered position in cold areas and protection from very hard frosts.

From semi-ripe cuttings.

Used in Japan for the manufacture of high quality paper.

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