Pearly Twirly™ Helwingia
Helwingia chinensis 'Djhs073'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||hel-WIN-jee-a chi-NEN-sis|
|Lore||All species of Helwingia are dioecious, meaning if both male and female plants are grown in proximity to each other, small purple drupes (fruit) may be produced, and ripen atop the leaf blades in early autumn.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright, pyramidal habit; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Chinese Fairy Bells (Disporum); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Camellia (Camellia)|
Thrives in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Best in bright or dappled shade; protect from harsh direct sun and drying winds. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established maintain evenly moist soil. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9