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Dictamnus albus 'Albiflorus'

Also called White Dittany, Burning Bush


Dictamnus albus 'Albiflorus' - Gas Plant

More About Dictamnus albus 'Albiflorus'

  • AKA Dictamnus fraxinella 'Alba'
  • White, star-shaped flowers with dark veining
  • Flowers form spiked clusters on sturdy stems
  • Flowers give way to attractive, star-shaped, seed pods
  • Clump forming perennial with leathery, lance-shaped, lemon-scented leaves
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Interesting Notes:

On hot days the flowers emit a gas that is said to be flammable. 

Zone:

3

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

White
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Gas Plant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. May benefit from a little lime being added to the soil. Once established, dictamnus does not like to be disturbed. It takes many years to reach full maturity and can live a long time. No serious disease or insect issues.


Dictamnus albus 'Albiflorus' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Seed

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen