Vancouveria hexandra

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Species Name: Vancouveria hexandra
Common Name: Inside-out flower

A good spreading groundcover for moist shade. Tolerates deep shade.

Plant Family: Berberidaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: to 18"
Growth Habit: Spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Modeate
Sun Exposure: Shade
Soil Preference: Any
Water Requirements: Moist
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: May - July
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North Coast, west Klamath Ranges, north Outer North Coast Ranges
Natural Habitat: Coniferous forest less than 5,000 feet elevation

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Other Names
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.