Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana (Decne.) Rehder
Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana(51659 bytes)
A medium-sized shrub, until to 3 m high. In summer with glossy, lightgreen leaves; in autumn coloured yellow. The leaves are rounded or broadly ovate.The flower clusters remind one of Cornus florida. They are subtended by 4 - 6 rounded, white bracts. The flowers are usualy produced during April and May. The shrub likes sunny, shelterd positions with any fertil soil.

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Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

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