A picture of a Paper Bush

Paper Bush

Edgeworthia chrysantha

Also known as

Oriental Paperbush

Edgeworthia chrysantha 01 by 清水五月 (Shimizusatsuki) (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Paper Bush

Thymelaeaceae - Edgeworthia papyrifera
Edgeworthia chrysantha-2014
Edgeworthia chrysantha 2014
Edgeworthia chrysantha 01
Edgeworthia chrysantha 01

Paper Bush Overview

Edgeworthia chrysantha is a deciduous shrub species from the Thymelaeaceae family, with a bushy growth habit. Produces flexible shoots, ovate foliage and rounded, inflorescences measuring approximately 5cm wide. These are made up of many little yellow-white flowers, slightly scented and these develop from buds covered in hairs.

How to propagate Paper Bush

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Paper Bush

Grown for their flowers in late winter and early spring.