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Maianthemum canadense

Pot Size: 2 litre
Price: £12.00
An ubiquitous part of the North-eastern American forest flora, but rare in cultivation in our country. From slender branching boot-lace-like rhizomes, a perennial with slender upright smooth stems 10-18cm long bearing 2-3 leaves, 1.5-2.5cm apart. The lower leaves cordate pointed to 9cm long with 1-7mm long petiole, upper ovate-elliptic leaf sessile. With flowers 2-3 per node in a complex terminal raceme with up to 25 white flowers followed by spherical translucent deep red fruit. Flowering May-June, fruiting August-October.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Convallariaceae) Maianthemum canadense
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial White Spring, summer creeping
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Shade Deciduous autumn colour North America
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes ORNAMENTAL berries
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