Edgeworthia chrysantha – “Paper Bush”

Botanical name: Edgeworthia chrysantha
Common name: “Paper Bush”


Size: 4-7′ x 2-4′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Bloom: Feb-Mar


Silvery buds formed in the fall open into rounded, very fragrant clusters of yellow flowers in late-winter and early-spring atop upright stems with papery bark. Deciduous shrubs are closely related to Daphne. Best grown in moist but well-draining soils.

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