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Dipelta floribunda
  • RHS AGM

rosy dipelta

A deciduous shrub with lance-shaped leaves and clusters of funnel-shaped creamy-white flowers, tinged pink and marked orange in the throat

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Size
Ultimate height
2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Cream Orange Pink Green
Summer Cream Orange Pink Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Caprifoliaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Dipelta are deciduous shrubs with simple, opposite leaves and solitary or clustered, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers in late spring or summer

Name status

Correct

Plant range
C & W China

How to grow

Cultivation

Grows well in well-drained alkaline soils in full sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 2

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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