Item #: 7500
Zones: 7b to 9b, guessing
Height: 36" tall
Culture: Light Shade
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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This mind-boggling Taiwan native is the counterpart of the Japanese C. sieboldii on steroids. The evergreen ground-hugging, olive-green foliage gives rise in early spring to 3' tall flower spikes of large, fragrant, bright yellow flowers. I'm not sure how much more you could ask from a hardy perennial! We haven't trialed these north of Zone 7b, but if you garden in the tundra north of us, you may be willing to experiment outdoors with a good mulch or consider growing this as a houseplant.