Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Requires regular watering- weekly or more often during extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Reaches 10-12 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, to 25 ft. with age.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Winter Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Winter through early spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Average landscape size:Reaches 10-12 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, to 25 ft. with age.
Special features:Year-round Interest
Blooms:Winter through early spring
Flower color:Yellow
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Garden styleRustic
Care Information
Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil. Performs best in dappled shade or morning sun with afternoon shade. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune to shape after flowering.Pruning time: summer.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Requires regular watering- weekly or more often during extreme heat.
History:
The genus Stachyrus is a favorite of Dan Hinkley's, thought not generally well known. He found the species S. salicifolius in Sichuan province, noting its exceptional garden merits. The species name salicifolius refers to it's narrow almost bamboo-like texture. This particular selection exhibits a heavier flowering habit and exceptional form.

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