Tripetaleia paniculata – Elliottia paniculata

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Tripetaleia –

There are 2 deciduous shrubs in this genus. They naturally occur in mountain woodlands in Japan. They are grown for their terminal panicles of cup shaped attractive, 3 twisted petaled, sometimes 4 or 5 twisted petaled flowers. Grow in a woodland garden.

Grow in moist but well drained, humus rich, acidic soil in partial shade

T. paniculata – Elliottia paniculata -This upright, deciduous shrub from Japan grows 5-6′ feet tall and wide. It produces alternate, oval dark green leaves, to 2 ½” long. From mid summer to early autumn, pink tinged white flowers, 3/4″ across, with 3 or 5 narrow, twisted petals, are borne in upright, terminal panicles, to 6″ long.

Zones 6-9