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Edgeworthia chrysantha /Oriental Paper Bush

Edgeworthia chrysantha  / Edgeworthia chrysantha
Established plants have dense leaf coverage
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Established plants have dense leaf coverage

Early spring foliage a good background for later winter flowers

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Scientific Name: Edgeworthia chrysantha
Common Name: Oriental Paper Bush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Spring
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Beautiful clusters of flowers are the glory of this species. The very fragrant flowers densely packed in globose heads open in late winter. The beautiful, young foliage is a great background for the flowers, but is nothing of great importance as it ages.