Genus

Edgeworthia

Species

chrysantha

Cultivar

Common Name

Yellow Paperbush

Patent ID

Height

6 to 8 Feet

Spread

6 to 8 Feet

Habit

Mounding, tropical looking shrub. Slow to moderate growth rate.

Zone

7 to 9

Culture

Partial shade.

Flower

Drooping, silvery flower buds open to bright yellow, fragrant flowers. January - March. Relative of Daphne.

Flower Color

Yellow

Foliage

6" long, and rather narrow. Deep green above, grey-green below. Deciduous.

Categories:

Used in Japan to make high quality banknote paper. Very striking leaf scars give this plant winter interest.