Elatostema umbellata Dents de Kyoto PB 04-1002

Elatostema umbellata 'Dents de Kyoto' PB 04-1002

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A rather interesting and unusual member of the nettle family from Japan. It inhabits moist shady spots and is semi trailing in habit. Serrated leaves on arching stems bear small greenish white flowers March-May. Purple bulbils form in the leaf axils . Height 20-30 cm.
Common NameTawhiti-para
Height15-30 cm (6-12")
Soil TypeLoam
Soil pHNeutral
AspectShade
HardinessHardy
Flowering TimeSpring
Flower ColourWhite
A rather interesting and unusual member of the nettle family from Japan. Collected by Patrick Blanc, It inhabits moist shady spots and has a beautiful semi trailing habit. Serrated leaves on arching stems bear small greenish white flowers March-May. Purple bulbils form in the leaf axils . Can be eaten as a wild vegetable. Height 20-30 cm. Interesting, forming a lush green mound. Associates well with another shade lovers especially ferns.
A rather interesting and unusual member of the nettle family from Japan. Collected by Patrick Blanc, It inhabits moist shady spots and has a beautiful semi trailing habit. Serrated leaves on arching stems bear small greenish white flowers March-May. Purple bulbils form in the leaf axils . Can be eaten as a wild vegetable. Height 20-30 cm. Interesting, forming a lush green mound. Associates well with another shade lovers especially ferns.

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