Edgeworthia chrysantha – “Paper Bush”

Botanical Name: Edgeworthia chrysantha

Common Name: “Paper Bush”


Height: 4 to 7 Feet

Spread: 2 to 4 Feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom: Feb-Mar


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

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