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GORDONIA – Polyspora axillaris [Franlia]

GORDONIA – Polyspora axillaris (syn, Gordon, Franklia)

Exotic (South East Asia (including southern China) | Full sun / part shade | H 5m |  W 3 |

Handsome, evergreen tall shrub or small tree with large, single, creamy white flowers with golden centre  (sometimes called the Fried Egg plant); flowers in spring and summer.

Category / uses:  great for hedges, as a feature shrub for winter colour, ideal for screening and the back of garden beds.

Position / planting / care:  grow in warm, sunny to partly shaded position in moist, well drained soil. Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so the soil level is the same size as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in well even if the soil is moist. Water after planting until established. Clip regularly if hedge or shaping is required Mulch well.

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