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Edgeworthia chrysantha (Paper bush)

Edgeworthia chrysantha Photo/Illustration: Janet M. Jemmott

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Edgeworthia chrysantha edj-WORTH-ee-ah kris-AN-thah Common Name: Paper bush 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.
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, Spring Interest
Type Shrubs

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