Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'

silk-tassel bush

Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'

silk-tassel bush

  • in stock
  • 2 litre pot - 20cm
  • £24.99
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  • Standard £4.95
  • Next / named day £6.95
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately-fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: December to February
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)

    Long, silvery catkins up to 20cm long, shine out among glossy, wavy-edged, dark green leaves throughout winter. The silken tassels of this upright, evergreen shrub make a stunning feature in the winter garden. Try it towards the back of a sunny, shrub border, against a wall or as a windbreak in coastal areas. When it has finished its display, the dark foliage makes a lovely foil for summer-flowering shrubs.

  • Garden care: Cut back dead or straggly branches in April or May.

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