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tangutica subsp.. obtusiuscula

Small mid-yellow lantern-shaped flowers in July-October, followed by attractive silvery seed heads. Introduced from China in 1908 by Ernest Wilson. Obtusiuscula has more open flowers than the type with spreading, thicker tepals.

Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: China
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): tangutica var obtusiuscula; atragenoides