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Carpenteria californica

Tree anemone

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  • Carpenteria californica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Carpenteria californica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Carpenteria californica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height1.25m to 5m
  • Spread1.25m to 2m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite shades
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Carpenteria californica (Tree anemone). An evergreen climbing shrub growing to a maximum height of 5m with glossy dark green leaves and fragrant white flowers in summer.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

California

Interest and use

Specimen, climber. Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and will grow well against a south or west facing wall. They will prefer full sun and a fairly moist but well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by greenwood cuttings in the summer or by seeds in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites.

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