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Heloniopsis leucantha

Pot Size: 9cm
Price: £9.00
A dwarf evergreen woodland perennial, from the island of Yakushima southern Japan. Found growing in the very heavy rainfall areas in mountain forests and meadows. Forming small rosettes of lanceolate leaves with short upright scapes 5-10cm tall, topped by white funnel-shaped flowers April-June. A rare species grown for many years in the UK under the name of H. kawanoi which is a completely different, even smaller species. Best grown at an angle to allow excess water to drain out, in a well drained humus rich drained soil in shade.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Melanthiaceae) Heloniopsis leucantha
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Lilac, White Early spring, spring dwarf
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen Japan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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