A very distinctive shrub by its sweetly scented, hanging flowers and peculiar, bladder-like fruits. A medium to large shrub which tolerates a well shaded environment. This plant is tolerant of a wide range of soils as long as they are not too dry. It can be grown in a large pot on the patio too.
Also known as: Colchic Bladdernut
Native to: South-Eastern Asia
Family: Staphyleaceae - Bladdernut Family
Habit (UK conditions): dioecious, medium to large shrub
Max size in 10 years (UK conditions): 4 x 4m
Main value: scented flowers and fluffy fruits
Flowers are: creamy-white
Flowering period: May
Autumn coloration: yellowish but not very significant
Preferences: half shade or full shade, prefers moist soils but fairly drought tolerant
Hardiness: fully hardy in most of the UK and West and South Europe
Known hazards: none to our knowledge
Edible uses: none to our knowledge
|Flower||late Spring to early Summer|
|Soil type||COMING SOON|
|Rate of growth||slow|
|Height and spread||COMING SOON|
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