Stachyurus praecox 'Oriental Sun'
Pronunciation: stak-EE-yoor-us PRAY-koks
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Holly (Ilex); Clematis (Clematis); Boxwood (Buxus); Variegated Myrtle (Myrtus communis); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.