Chinese Fairy Bells
Disporum longistylum 'Green Giant'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||dy-SPOR-um lon-jee-STY-luh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Use to evoke the feel of bamboo or add a tropical look to the dappled shade garden. Place where its exceptional seasonal qualities can be witnessed up close. Robust, uniquely colored new shoots emerge in spring, to form a statuesque column that is stunning in an entry, courtyard or zen retreat.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
Provide well-drained humus-rich soil. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established maintain evenly moist soil. Apply slow-release fertilizer and prune away old stems in early spring to promote a flush of fresh new foliage.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9