Genus Edgeworthia Species chrysantha Common Name Yellow Paperbush Zone 7 to 9 Habit Mounding, tropical looking shrub. Slow to moderate growth rate. Height 6 to 8 Feet Spread 6 to 8 Feet Foliage 6" long, and rather narrow. Deep green above, grey-green below. Deciduous. Flower Drooping, fragrant flowers. January – March. Relative of Daphne., silvery flower buds open to bright yellow Flower Color Yellow Culture Partial shade. Categories: Deciduous Shrub Specialty Tree Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description Used in Japan to make high quality banknote paper. Very striking leaf scars give this plant winter interest.