AWARD

GILLENIA trifoliata

Commonly known as Bowman's root, Indian physic

Star-shaped, pinkish white flowers. Veined leaves
Further Reading....
  • 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

GILLENIA trifoliata

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • 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
    Panicles
    Star-shaped
    Irregularly star-shaped 2.5-4cm (1-1½in) across with narrow petals
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
    Neutral to acid soil
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Gillenia - Growing Guide
to 1m (39in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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