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Jeffersonia diphylla

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Twin Leaf. Pure white cup-shaped flowers in Apr. 25cm. Woodland plants ideal for moist, humus rich soil, part or full shade.

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1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Jeffersonia diphylla

Common names

Ground squirrel tea, Rheumatism root, Twin-leaf


Jeffersonia diphylla (Ground squirrel tea). This species will grow in a rich woodland. It is a slow-growing plant, the leaves are kidney-shaped and deeply incised; they are about 15cm across and tinted grey. The dainty white cup-shaped flowers are about 25mm wide and are produced in late spring or early summer. The flowers have prominent yellow stamens.


Extensive root systems resent disturbance. Top dress crown in late autumn.

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Jeffersonia diphylla | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium
  • WaterSemi-moist

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