Gordlinia grandifolia - Blue Heron Nursery

Gordlinia grandifolia

Mountain Gordlinia

It is a fast growing cross of Franklinia alatamaha and Gordonia lasianthus, and also known as Sweet Tea. Long, narrow leaves are semi-evergreen, but usually turn some shades of red and orange in the fall. Large, camellia like, flattened white flowers with a showy center of bright yellow stamens occur from July to September. It prefers acidic, organically rich, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

  • Common Name: Mountain Gordlinia
  • Height: 8' tall
  • Spread: 10' wide
  • Type: Semi-evergreen
  • Zone: 7 - 10

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