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chinensis 'Xia Yun'

Very small, white flowers with a dome of 20 or more stamens having white filaments and yellow anthers which age to white. Seed heads persistent. Semi-evergreen.

In Chinese, the name means 'pretty summer rhythm'.

Approximate height: 3.0 - 5.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
USDA zones: 6 7 8 9
Raised by: W Shao
Country of origin: China
Date raised: s2013 n2018
Parentage: Selected from wild chinensis in China
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 1.5-2.2cm
Tepals: 4; 0.7-1.0cm long x 0.2-0.4cm wide, narrowly elliptic, gappy, slightly wavy margins, tip blunt