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Drought Tolerant
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Mountain Gordlinia

x Gordlinia grandiflora

x Gordlinia

<i>x Gordlinia grandiflora</i>

The irresistible brainchild of N.C.S.U. professor Dr. Thomas Ranney, this rare intergeneric cross inherits each of its parents’ finest traits: the hardiness of Franklinia plus Gordonia’s cultural ease. The small attractively shaped visage premiers large 3 to 4 in. wide, slightly cupped white flowers amidst neat reflective linear green leaves that later spark orange and red colors in autumn. From midsummer through early fall, urbane yellow-centered Camellia-like blossoms waft a sweet delicate scent, entrancing butterflies and garden visitors alike. Undaunted by heat and humidity, vigorous Mountain Gordlinia makes a topnotch evergreen specimen in well-drained evenly moist sites with full sun and some light afternoon shade. Large Band.

Blooms July–September

Size: 20' 0" – 30' 0" high x 10' 0" – 15' 0" wide.

Zone 6/7.

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