Sichuan Jade Solomon's Seal
Disporopsis pernyi 'Sichuan Jade'
Pronunciation: dy-spor-OP-sis PERN-yee-eye
|Description||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.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Grows 12 to 15 in. tall, spreading to 24 in. wide in 10 years; wider with age.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting|
|Landscape Use||Border, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||In 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.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Fern (Osmunda); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Fumewort (Corydalis)|
|Care||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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