Vancouveria hexandra, the white inside-out flower, is a lovely shade perennial and ground cover native to southwestern BC.
Vancouveria hexandra, the white inside-out flower, is a lovely shade perennial and ground cover native to southwestern BC and points south. It is related to Epimedium with duck foot-shaped, bright green leaves and small intriguing flowers with reflexed white petals that looks like they have been blown backwards by a strong gale. Spreads rhizomatously at a slow to moderate pace.
Common Name: White Inside-Out Flower
Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Understory of moist, shady coniferous forests.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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