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Neillia thibetica

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  • Neillia thibetica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Neillia thibetica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Neillia thibetica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height1.5m to 2.2m
  • Spread1.5m to 2m
  • Growth HabitBroad arching
  • Flower ColourPinkish
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Neillia thibetica. This shrub is thicket forming with arching shoots and ovate, pointed and toothed bright green leaves to 10cm. The tubular pink flowers are produced in arching racemes in early summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

W. China

Interest and use

Specimen

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  • Neillia thibetica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
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  • Neillia thibetica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Established plants benefit from having some older shoots cut to base after flowering.

Propagation

You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer or by suckers in the autumn.

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