Genus Edgeworth is named in memory of botanist Michael Pakenham Edgeworth (1812-1881).
Edgeworth chrysantha deciduu is a shrub, of 1,8-2,4 m tall, native of China, Himalayas, naturalized in Chugoku. Foxy stalk. Leaves arranged alternate, short stalks or Sesi, language: lanceolata, acuminata top, margin entire, base cuneata; cm 8-20/3-5. 30-50 capital blossom type flowers hermaphrodite, pleasant fragrances, ready terminal, calyx tubular, yellow and white on the inside and outside pubescent, 8-15 mm long, with 4 lobes 3 mm. Floral stalk is about 1-2 cm long, white pubescent. The fruit is an oval drupe, of 8x3, 5 mm, peak pubescent. Blooms in February-April before leaf emergence, thestalk of two years.
Edgeworth chrysantha has two important characteristics, low-lignin and high levels of α-cellulose. Japan is also used for producing paper with qualities similar to those obtained from Broussonetia.
Exhibition needs sunny, but suffer prolonged droughts.
Grows well on well-drained soil rich in humus. It can be propagated seedlings and seeds. The seeds - autumn and the seedlings - Summer
Ran Levy-Yamamori, Gerard Taaffe - Garden Plants of Japan - Hong Kong, Timber Press, 2004
Diana M. Miller - 400 Trees and Shrubs for Small Spaces - China, Timber Press, 2008
Trees and shrubs
Angophora hispida Blaxell
Shrub or small tree, 4-5 m high. Gray-red bark at first smooth, exfoliating in due course. Leaves opposite, Sesia or short stalks, cordiform, 5-10 x 2.5-4.5 cm, pale green, pubescent. 3.7 flowers in a corymb, 10-15 cm diameter. Sepa free (dialisepal), green, petals free (dialipetal), white cream. Blooming in January. Fruit capsule.
Polygala chamaebuxus - perennial, evergreen, subfrutescenta, native to Central, Eastern and South-East, it grows on rocky places in alpine floor.
Lantana camara - aromatic shrub originating from Central and South America, cultivated as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens or as potted plant.
Ilex perado - small tree, port pyramidal, evergreen. Originally from the Canary Islands, dense forests grow in the Aqua Garcia, in association with Apollonias barbujana, Arbutus canariensis, Laurus Azores, Myrsine canariensis, Ocotal foetens, Persea indica, Prunus Lusitania subsp. hixa, Visna mocanera.
Cerastium tomentosum - snow in summer
Cerastium tomentosum - is a commonly grown rock-garden, often escape from cultivation.
Bellium artrutxensis sp.nov. Balearic Islands
Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
Anchusa italica species is a perennial or biennial, erect stem, up to 150 cm high, much branched, rarely simple, hispida. Originally from the Mediterranean.
Cosmos sulphureus - used as an ornamental species for borders or groups, in association with Asclepias curassavica, Coreopsis tinctoria, Oenothera fruticosa, Rudbeckia hirta, Salvia farinacea, Solidago canadensis, Tagetes erecta.