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Family: AsparagaceaeMain Season: SpringFlower Colour: WhiteLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: EvergreenPosition: ShadeSoil Type: Good, moist, humus-richHeight: 15cm to 30cm (6" to 12")Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20CPot Size: 1L
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Collected by Chris Brickell in the 1970s and sold by Washfield. Evergreen Solomon's Seal relative with white flowers marked with brown in late spring. 35cm. Good soil in shade, even quite dark.
Disporopsis pernyi is one of the best plants at coping with dark shady places though in common with all plants it still need some light and especially moisture! The leaves bleach in sun.
A form with more narrow leaves giving a slightly more refined and "lighter" look in the garden. Clumps of evergreen foliage with white and green bells in early summer. 30cm. Best in good soil in shade.
Disporopsis luzoniensis B&SJW3891£5.00
Lush evergreen foliage on arching stems to 40cm. Off-white bell-like flowers hang from the stems and are followed by purple berries. Good soil in a sheltered shady spot.
Disporopsis pernyi B&SWJ1864£5.50
This collection has narrower leaves and is shorter than normal. A plant for leafy soil in shade. Forms a dense patch in time. 20cm.