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Podophyllum peltatum 'Missouri May'

Missouri May Pink Mayapple

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Item #: 9703

Zones: 5a to 8b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

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


We are thrilled to offer the very rare pink-flowered form of our native mayapple, Podophyllum 'Missouri May'. As you may have guessed, this selection of Podophyllum peltatum forma deamii was discovered in Missouri. Just beneath the deeply-lobed leaf, sits a single pink, horizontally-held flower that opens in early spring just after the leaf has fully unfurled. As with all Podophyllum peltatum, Podophyllum 'Missouri May' spreads via underground stolons to make a 5' wide patch in 5 years when grown in rich, moist soils. Thanks to plantswoman Ellen Hornig, founder of the former Seneca Hill Nursery, for making it possible for us to offer this gem.