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GILLENIA trifoliata

Commonly known as Bowman's root, Indian physic

Star-shaped, pinkish white flowers. Veined leaves

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  • Deciduous
  • White - pinkish white
  • Height - to 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennial. Erect perennial with branched, red-tinted stems and 3-palmate, coarsely-toothed, bronze-green leaves with ovate leaflets, each 8cm (3in) long. Produces flowers 2.5-4cm (1-1½in) across with narrow petals and red-tinted calyces
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - with shade during the hottest part of the day
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - good in light woodland and for cut flowers
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs on young shoots
  • Place of origin - eastern North America (Ontario to Georgia)
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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