Carpenteria californica

Tree anemone

Price: €13.95

A rare and unusual evergreen shrub. Carpenteria is excellent for growing against a sunny wall and has cup-shaped, fragrant white flowers in early and mid-summer. It is hardy, but should be located out of strong or drying winds and protected from severe frosts - therefore best in a sheltered spot facing south or west. The very fragrant flowers are similar to an Anemone, and the glossy leaves are attractive in their own right. It also develops interesting peeling bark as the plant matures. Plant in full sun in well-drained but not dry soil. Little pruning necessary, but remove oldest shoots from the base if a plant needs rejuvenation. Size when grown: up to 200 cms high x 150 cms wide. 2-3litre pot. 2-3ft tall plants. Please note, items displayed on this website may not be available in each of our shops. (A)