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Disporum tonkinensis - BSWJ11814

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A superlative rhizomatous woodland perennial species from a thick rootstock, that we have been anticipating the introduction for some years. Since first encountering it in the high mountain forests of the area it is named for, Tonkin an area that straddles the border of Vietnam and China. Here we encounter the meter long arching stems clothed with broad almost rounded leaves impressed with parallel veining, bearing a few large terminal bluish fruit, resulting from the showy red tipped white bell-shaped flowers. Maybe its the weight of this fruit that arches the tips of the stems all the way to the ground, where this species is unique in forming terminal plantlets.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Disporum tonkinensis BSWJ11814
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Pink, White Spring, summer medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Shade Semi evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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