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Tellima grandiflora


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

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees

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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