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Disporum smithii

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Cream flowers Apr-Jun. Orange berries later. 40cm. Moist soil in cool shade.

Disporum smithii | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.00

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Common names

Fairy Bells, Largeflower Fairybells

Description

Disporum smithii (Fairy Bells). Fairy Bells are herbaceous woodland perennials with white, bell like flowers on leaves which look a little like Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum) with which they were previously considered to be closely related. The leaves are a fresh, bright green, obovate and have deep veins running parallel down their lengths. Smooth orange berries are produced

Cultivation

Best in a semi-shaded position.

Interest and use

Woodland and shade planting, grown for their enchanting flowers and ornamental fruit.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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