'Ki-no-tsukasa' is a selection of Disporum smilacinum with dark green leaves tipped and feathered with yellow variegation.
'Ki-no-tsukasa' is a selection of Disporum smilacinum with dark green leaves tipped and feathered with yellow variegation. The markings are clear and prominent. This is one of the showiest cultivars of the species. Easy in humus-rich woodland soil, light to moderate shade. It’s Japanese name means "yellow umbrella".
Common Name: Fairy Bells
Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests and woodlands in hilly country and foothills.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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