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Genus of about 9 species of shade-loving, rhizomatous perennials from scrub and forest in North America and from southeastern Tibet to China and Taiwan.

Further Reading....
  • Red
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    80cm (32in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial. Upright stems carry large leaves which unfurl like umbrellas. Flowers in mature plants are followed by fleshy, red fruit
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Slug damage to emerging leaves
    Place of origin
    Northern India (Himalayas) to China
  • Flower Shape
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Podophyllum - Growing Guide
40cm (16in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  80cm (32in)

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PODOPHYLLUM versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'

PODOPHYLLUM versipelle 'Spotty Dotty'

deeply lobed green leaves with chocolate-brown spots. Large red star-shaped flowers hang beneath the leaves, one of our best selling plants at Chelsea

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