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Family: ColchicaceaeMain Season: SpringFlower Colour: WhiteLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: DeciduousPosition: ShadeSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 30cm to 45cm (12" to 18")Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H7 minimum at least -20CPot Size: 9cm
Approx. 19 in stock
Patches of upright stems well clothed with fresh green leaves and greenish white flowers in late spring. A fresh looking plant for shade, ordinary soil. Deciduous. 45cm.
Plants like Disporum viridescens can be completely overlooked as they are basically just green - but their subtle shades are essential for helping the brighter plants look their best.
If you have a place in the garden under deciduous woody plants that gets damp in winter and is dry in summer then this is an ideal plant to give a try. In good soil it will make quite a patch, spreading to fill the space but in poorer or drier places it will be much slower.
Asian Fairy Bells. From China, Japan, Korea and far eastern Russia.
A rare species with possible the best flowers in the genus. Tall, slender stems bearing a few dark green leaves and nodding heads of rich yellow flowers in late spring to 50cm. Good soil in shade. Slow clump former.
A tall, evergreen species with elegant foliage and dangling bells of creamy white flowers. Decent soil in shade, to 1.5m once established.
Disporum sessile 'Variegatum'£5.00
Wiry stems clothed with deep green leaves brightly striped white. White flowers tipped green hide among the foliage, producing purplish-black berries in summer.