Oriental Sun Stachyurus

Stachyurus praecox 'Oriental Sun'

SKU
04998
An upright, deciduous shrub with brilliant green and cream variegated foliage. Unique pendulous blooms hang from the otherwise bare stems in winter, the showy racemes dripping with tiny, creamy yellow, bell-like flowers. A wonderful way to add winter interest and summer foliage color to mixed shrub borders.
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6 - 10

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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationstak-EE-yoor-us PRAY-koks
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.

Will tolerate any soil that drains well. Best in full sun, will tolerate light shade. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Protect from drying winds in cold winter regions. Prune in spring to remove spent bloom stems.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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