at Deer Dell, Surrey
Photo: John McQuire
AM 1969 Benenden
Height: shrub 0.5 - 1.5m.
10 year height/spread: 0.4m/0.6m
Flowers: greenish yellow
Introduced: 1924 by Forrest from
Distribution: W. Yunnan, 3000-3700m.
Recognise by: neat dwarf mounded
habit; unmistakable small rounded
leaves having a bluish bloom on the
current year's growth.
Epithet: with a scaly style.
Grown mainly for its exceptionally fine
young foliage, and worth a place
everywhere for this. Requires good