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botanical name:
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Red Dragon'
Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Red Dragon' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Paper Bush
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
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
Unusual form with flowers that change from yellow to orangey-red as they open and age. They are produced on the bare branches in 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.

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