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Disporum cantoniense 'Indian Purple'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Disporum cantoniense Indian Purple

Indian Purple Fairy Bells

Item #: 9614

Zones: 5a to 9b, guessing

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: China

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

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We have been amazed at the performance of this evergreen Indian selection of the typically Chinese species of fairy bells. The 3' tall, bamboo-like shoots of Disporum cantoniense arise in early spring, often with a purple tint as they emerge. Disporum cantoniense 'Indian Purple' unfurls in spring into a multi-branched clump, topped in late spring with dazzling, dark purple, bell-like flowers from a species that typically flowers white. This is truly a most unique plant that will find a home in any woodland garden.

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