Wide and distinct umbrella-like leaves form beautiful clumps in a woodland setting. The small white flowers, which persist throughout the season, transform into striking umbels of blue-black berries on cerise stalks.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsLarge leaves, dainty flowers, and blue berries. Native to the southern Appalachians.
CareGrow in moist, humus-rich soil in full or partial shade; shelter from strong winds.
PropagationSow seed in cold frame when fresh. Divide in spring.
ProblemsSlugs and snails.
- Genus : Diphylleia
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage, Showy Fruit
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : White