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Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Snow Cream'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Snow Cream'

Snow Cream Paper Plant

Item #: 2246

Zones: 7b to 10b, possibly colder

Height: 96" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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$22.00

This stunning member of the daphne family is one of our most prized plants in the garden. All summer, the 8' tall x 8' wide umbrella-shaped clump, supported by a smooth brown trunk, is adorned with plumeria-like leaves. The foliage drops in mid-December to reveal both the wonderful bark and the large, silvery flower buds. The flower buds open steadily from mid-January to early April, producing an overwhelmingly fragrant display of pendent, golden yellow flowers. Edgeworthia chrysantha is much more winter hardy (below 0 degrees F) than Edgeworthia papyrifera and much easier to grow. In 2007 we finally named the clone we selected for large foliage and flowers and sold without a cultivar name for over a decade.


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