(syn. Apple Blossom). Vigorous, upright, evergreen shrub, valued for luxuriant rich green foliage and white, single, scented flowers, with a pink flush and a boss of golden stamens. Prefers warm, sunny site and well drained neutral/acid soil.
Somewhere between Hardy outdoors in milder parts of UK (such as Cornwall, Argyll), southern Ireland, most of California, also west Vancouver Island, Canada, most of New Zealand, Tasmania. amaged in severest winters. Often early into flower and growth. AND Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, Coastal France and northern Italy and Pacific Northwest gardens, but may be damaged in severest winters. Often early into flower and growth.