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Galax aphylla

Wand plant

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGlossy

Description

Galax aphylla (Wand plant). This evergreen perennial has a tufted growth habit with rounded glossy green toothed leaves they will turn red-brown in the autumn. The flowers are produced in the spring and early summer with spike-like racemes of tiny white blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

S.E.USA

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage and flowers.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich, Peaty
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

It is useful for underplanting shrubs.

Propagation

Division of rooted runners in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

May be damaged by slugs and snails.

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