Tellima grandiflora or fringecups is a charming BC native plant with airy spikes of white to greenish fragrant flowers.
Tellima grandiflora or fringecups is a charming BC native plant related to Heuchera with a rosette of large green leaves and spikes of airy white to greenish fragrant flowers. They are intricately detailed and often accented with a touch of pink. The young leaves can have red veins. An all-purpose evergreen ground cover for any light conditions and all but the driest or wettest of soils. They are good in bouquets. A good backdrop for late spring bulbs. Will reseed gently in the garden. Popular with native bees.
Common Name: Fringecups
Family: Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Moist forests, streambanks, and thickets from low elevations into the montane zones from Alaska and BC to Alberta and south to California.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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