Beesia deltophylla

A gently-spreading evergreen groundcover from the Dan Hinkley Collection with exceptionally shiny, green to gunmetal blue, heart-shaped leaves. The foliage creates a handsome backdrop for the pretty star-shaped spring flowers. This fuss-free filler thrives in dappled shade, perfect for a narrow bed, tree understory or woodland garden.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.


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Botanical PronunciationBEEZ-ee-uh del-toh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeMid to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsSweet Flag (Acorus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Fern (Athyrium); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Hosta (Hosta); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Snakeroot (Cimicifuga)

Thrives in enriched, humusy, moist, well-drained soils with dappled or bright shade. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, prefers evenly moist soil, but tolerates dry shade in cooler regions. Clip spent flower stems in late summer. Prune old foliage in early spring to rejuvenate.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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