Franklinia alatamaha is a beautiful, very rare small tree with eye-catching flowers which is native to the USA and was first found by westerners growing on the banks of the Altamaha River in Georgia.
Franklinia alatamaha has spectacular camellia-like, sweetly fragrant, large white flowers (to 6 cm in diameter) with centers of bushy, bright yellow stamens from late summer to early autumn. The leaves are long, narrow and dark green, turning excellent shades of orange, red and purple in autumn before falling.
An exquisite choice of tree for a warm, sheltered garden!
Supplieed Size: 3L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall) - very limited number available this year
Please be aware that Franklinia alatamaha can be a fickle and difficult plant in the winter, if caught by frost or if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our guarantee.