Paper Bush – Edgeworthia chrysantha

Paper Bush flowerTHIS BUD’S FOR YOU – The Paper Bush (Edgeworthia chrysantha) is blooming at Countryside Gardens. Flowers form in winter and leaves arrive in spring offering year round interest. This deciduous shrub has slow to moderate growth, yellow-brown bark with large ornamental leaf scars, drooping clusters of very fragrant yellow or orange flowers in early spring, lime-green foliage is tropical looking, sun to light shade, deer resistant, good container plant. This shrub performs the impossible: fills the late-winter garden, otherwise so bleak and uninviting, with powerful, sweet fragrance for up to 2 months!

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