Sichuan Jade Solomon's Seal

Disporopsis pernyi 'Sichuan Jade'

Attractive and elegant with glossy, dark green foliage on a dense patch of arching stems. Small, white, bell-like flowers hang from the leaf axils in spring. A wonderful container specimen, with texture that resembles a short bamboo. Makes an excellent small-scale groundcover or filler for a shady woodland border. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

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


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Botanical Pronunciationdy-spor-OP-sis PERN-yee-eye
Average Size at MaturityGrows 12 to 15 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide in 10 years; wider with age.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasIn the garden this elegant clumping perennial has great versatility. Slowly spreading to 2 feet wide in 10 years, its low-growing form is complemented by taller, dappled-shade loving perennials and evergreen shrubs, large specimen ferns, and lower accents such as corydalis and hostas.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Spreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Fern (Osmunda); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Fumewort (Corydalis)

Provide organically rich, evenly moist soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates dry shade when established; best with regular moisture during hot, dry spells. Prune back old foliage in early spring to rejuvenate.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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