Paper bush

Edgeworthia chrysantha

Photo/Illustration: 
Janet M. Jemmott
Photo/Illustration: 
Janet M. Jemmott
Photo/Illustration: 
Janet M. Jemmott
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Paper bush (Edgeworthia chrysantha)
edj-WORTH-ee-ah kris-AN-thah
Synonyms:  E. papyrifera
Genus:  Edgeworthia
This small shrub from China is noteworthy for its spherical clusters of very fragrant yellow flowers that bloom in winter and early spring.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Fragrant flowers; very early bloom.
Care:  Grow in full sun or part shade and moist, rich, well-drained soil.
Propagation:  From cuttings or seed.
Problems:  Generally trouble-free.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Fragrant Flowers,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Spring,
Winter
Flower Color
Yellow Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Shade,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Winter Interest
Type
Shrubs

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