There are 9 species of this perennial. Grown for its coarse foliage and single white flowers, this plant is native to North America, the Himilayas, China, and Tiawan. Grow in rich, moist soil in part shade.
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Size: Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.
Width: 1 ft. to 1 ft.
Plant Category: ground covers, perennials,
Plant Characteristics: decorative berries or fruit,
Foliage Characteristics: coarse leaves, deciduous,
Flower Characteristics: pendent, single,
Flower Color: whites,
Bloomtime Range: Mid Spring to Early Summer
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 to 8
AHS Heat Zone: Not defined for this plant
Light Range: Part Shade to Part Shade
pH Range: 4.5 to 6.5
Soil Range: Sandy Loam to Clay Loam
Water Range: Normal to Moist
LightConditions : Partial Shade
Partial Shade is defined as filtered light found beneath trees with high limbs. Partial shade usually offers some protection from direct afternoon sun.
Conditions : Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Part sun or part shade plants prefer light that is filtered. Sunlight, though not direct, is important to them. Often morning sun, because it is not as strong as afternoon sun, can be considered part sun or part shade. If you live in an area that does not get much intense sun, such as the Pacific Northwest, a full sun exposure may be fine. In other areas such as Florida, plant in a location where afternoon shade will be received.
WateringConditions : Moist
Moist is defined as soil that receives regular watering to a depth of 18 inch deep, does not dry out, but does not have a drainage problem either.
PlantingHow-to : Planting Perennials
Determine appropriate perennials for your garden by considering sun and shade through the day, exposure, water requirements, climate, soil makeup, seasonal color desired, and position of other garden plants and trees.
To plant seedlings: A number of perennials produce self-sown seedlings that can be transplanted. You may also start your own seedling bed for transplanting. Prepare suitable planting holes, spacing appropriately for plant development. Gently lift the seedling and as much surrounding soil as possible with your garden trowel, and replant it immediately, firming soil with fingertips and water well. Shade from direct sun and water regularly until stable.