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Platycrater arguta - white flowers in July
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Platycrater arguta

£35.00

Platycrater arguta is a rare shrub native to parts of China which is similar in a appearance to a Hydrangea with slender bright green leaves and eye-catching white, four petaled flowers in mid summer.

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Platycrater arguta is a rare shrub native to parts of China which is similar in a appearance to a Hydrangea with slender bright green leaves and eye-catching white, four petaled flowers in mid summer. it is deciduous with the leaves falling in autumn.

Requires a very warm, sheltered position in light or partial shade.


  • Position: Light, dappled shade or partial.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Frost tender. Platycrater arguta may require significant winter protection in cold winters and can suffer damage in severe cold. Requires a greenhouse or similar in cold winters.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Flower Colour: White.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Platycrater arguta  grows to be a small, spreading shrub.
    • Height: up to 80 - 100 cm (3 ft)
    • Spread: 100 cm (3 ft)
  • Important: Please also note that Platycrater arguta  can be a fickle and difficult plantsuitable for experienced gardeners onlyAs such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee. 
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Rare and Unusual, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), To grow in a pot

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