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Disporopsis pernyi
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Disporopsis pernyi

Perny's Evergreen Solomon's Seal

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Item #: 2739

Zones: 6a to 9b

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Shade

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Imagine an evergreen Solomon's seal with glossy, dark green foliage...that's what you've got in this little known, tough-as-nails genus of Solomon's seal from the rocky mountains of southern China. The arching 15" stems of Disporopsis pernyi (evergreen to 0 degrees F) arise from a pencil-sized, underground, slowly spreading rhizome. Each stem is adorned with glossy dark-green oblong leaves. In late spring, each leaf axil is home to a small, white, bell-like flower. The slowly widening clump of Disporopsis pernyi (2' wide in 10 years) makes a superb show in the woodland garden!