Diphylleia cymosa

These Japanese and North American species make beautiful specimen groupings in the woodland garden. Their large umbrella-like leaves form a backdrop to the attractive blue berries that some species produce.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsBears large, distinct, shield-shaped foliage and colorful fruit.

CareGrow in moist, humus-rich soil in full or partial shade. Shelter from strong winds.

PropagationSow seed in cold frame when fresh; divide plants in spring.

ProblemsSlugs and snails.

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