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Dipelta floribunda (Rosy dipelta )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Dipelta floribunda

Other names

Rosy dipelta

Genus

Dipelta Dipelta

Species

D. floribunda - D. floribunda is an upright, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with ovate, pointed, light green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, clusters of fragrant, tubular, pink-flushed white flowers with yellow-marked throats.


Dipelta floribunda is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2.

Propagation

Sow seed in a seedbed in spring or autumn.

Propagation methods

Budding, Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Dipelta floribunda (Rosy dipelta ) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Dipelta floribunda

Other names

Rosy dipelta

Genus

Dipelta Dipelta

Species

D. floribunda - D. floribunda is an upright, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with ovate, pointed, light green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, clusters of fragrant, tubular, pink-flushed white flowers with yellow-marked throats.

Native to

China

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2.

Propagation

Sow seed in a seedbed in spring or autumn.

Propagation methods

Budding, Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Dipelta floribunda (Rosy dipelta ) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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