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Disporum cantoniense v. sikkimense - BSWJ2358

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From one of our collections made from the forest of a small area of West Bengal northern India that we visited in 1994. A variety of this species that differs so much that it is difficult to equate it to the species. A woodland perennial, from a relatively thick creeping rhizome, producing slender upright branching stems 80-90cm tall. Bearing ovate pale green distinctly veined leaves to 7.5cm long, still emerging as the stems extend. With terminal sessile umbels of distinctly large greenish-white broadly funnel-shaped flowers on long bristly stalks May-June, followed by globose blue-black berries August-on. Easily grown in a shaded site in a leafy drained soil, protecting the roots severe from frost.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Disporum cantoniense v. sikkimense BSWJ2358
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Green, White Spring, summer small
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Shade Deciduous bold North India
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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