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Tellima grandiflora

Fringe cups

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.3m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourGreenish white
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Tellima grandiflora (Fringe cups). This is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial. The leaves are heart-shaped, and purple-tinted green, which will form a neat clump about 60cm high. The flowers will bloom in racemes of small, bell-shaped, creamy flowers which are borne in mid spring to early summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Alaska to California

Interest and use

Ground cover, borders and under shrubs. Spring/Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They grow well in reasonably well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in spring or from seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may attack leaves

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