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Small, cowslip-scented, tubular or bell-shaped flowers, pale yellow or pale green. flowers. The tips of the tepals roll back exposing a tuft of bright yellow stamens. Introduced from western China in 1908. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 5.0 - 7.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: China
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): buchananiana; buchananiana var vitifolia; nutans; nutans var thyrsoidea; Mis-spelling: rhederiana

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 0.8-1.0cm
Tepals: 4 (-5); 1-2cm long, 0.5-0.8cm wide, narrowly elliptic to obovate, tip recurved, ribbed and downy outside

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