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Small, slightly scented white flowers with greenish-white anthers. A rare species from China, first recorded in 1890. C. obscura produces flowers on new growth but also from the previous season's growth if left unpruned.

Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: China
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 3cm
Tepals: 4-6