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Prinsepia uniflora

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height1m to 1.5m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Prinsepia uniflora. This species has a spiny stem, it is a spring flowering shrub, it will grow to about 1.8m tall and has narrow bright green leaves about 6cm long. The flowers are small and produces 5-petalled white flowers that are followed by purple-red to black cherry-like fruit.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

N.W China

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, flowers and fruits.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will grow in any well-drained soil in sun or partial-shade.

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn..

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