• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Arching shoots 15 in. tall spread slowly to 24 in. wide in 10 years.
    Key Feature:
    Shade Loving
    Blooms:
    Spring
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:dy-spor-OP-sis PERN-yee-eye
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact, Spreading
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Arching shoots 15 in. tall spread slowly to 24 in. wide in 10 years.
    Special features:Compact Form
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
    Design IdeasIn the garden it's an elegant clumping perennial with great garden versatility. It will slowly spread to 2 feet wide in 10 years. Its low-growing form is complemented by taller, dappled-shade loving perennials and evergreen shrubs, such as Astilbe and Rhododendron. .
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide a moist, well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This selection was collected by Dan Hinkley in China's Sichuan Province.