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Ypsilandra thibetica (Ypsilandra)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ypsilandra thibetica

Other names

Ypsilandra

Genus

Ypsilandra Ypsilandra

Species

Y. thibetica - Y. thibetica is a rosette-forming, evergreen perennial with lance-shaped, pointed, mid-green leaves and racemes of fragrant, tubular to funnel-shaped, white or pale pink flowers in spring.


Ypsilandra thibetica is: Evergreen

Habit

Rosette

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs Sawflies , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Leaf cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Ypsilandra thibetica (Ypsilandra) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, humus-rich, moist or moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in partial shade. Does not tolerate heat or drought.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Ypsilandra thibetica

Other names

Ypsilandra

Genus

Ypsilandra Ypsilandra

Species

Y. thibetica - Y. thibetica is a rosette-forming, evergreen perennial with lance-shaped, pointed, mid-green leaves and racemes of fragrant, tubular to funnel-shaped, white or pale pink flowers in spring.

Native to

China

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rosette


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Leaf cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ypsilandra thibetica (Ypsilandra) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, humus-rich, moist or moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in partial shade. Does not tolerate heat or drought.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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