BlueBell Nursery - Trees & Shrubs - Dipelta - Dipelta floribunda

Dipelta floribunda
Dipelta floribunda
Dipelta floribunda
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Description

Available Winter 2015 - An outstanding plant native to China, Dipelta floribunda has upright stems bearing clusters of fragrant, funnel-shaped, pale-pink flowers with yellow throats in early summer.

These flowers are a little similar in appearance to those of a Weigela and very beautiful. The leaves are pale green and interesting, flaking bark develops as the plant becomes mature.

Looking for a slightly smaller shrub with similar flowers? Try Abelia engleriana (Chinese Abelia)

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. To pre-order this plant, please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or call our office on (01530) 413700.


  • Position: Full Sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Dipelta floribunda requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Dipelta floribunda grows to be a medium sized or eventually large branching, upright shrub.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (9 ft).

 


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