Zone:6 - 9
Natural Range: Hybrid; Sycopsis sinensis x Parrotia persica
Soil: Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 5' - 10'
Bloom Time: February to March
Attributes: Semi-evergreen. Growth resembling Parrotia. This form has thick, leathery leaves with deep green circled with light green. Good autumn color, ranging from yellow to orange. Red frilly flowers.
Notes: Parrotia-like structure and with showy red flowers when little else is blooming. I find that paring this rare find with Sarcococca near the main entry is a good way to feel good during the doldrums of winter.
Pot Size: Medium Band Pot