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Eucryphia x ‘Penwith’

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height6m
  • Spread3m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitUpright oval
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Eucryphia x ‘Penwith’. This unusual hybrid exhibits the upright form of its E. lucida parent and the shiny, dark green, wavy-edged leaves of its E. cordifolia parent. White, slightly scented flowers are produced in summer.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Cornwall

Interest and use

Grown for foliage interest and for its ornamental flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Plant in a warm, sheltered position.

Propagation

Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

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