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Jeffersonia diphylla

Best grown in moist, humusy, well-drained, limestone soils in part shade. Tolerates full shade. Plants are best sited under the canopies of large deciduous trees where they will receive part sun in spring before the trees leaf out, but are well-shaded throughout the heat of the summer.  

Growing Conditions

Height 9 to 18 inches
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time April
Zone 5 to 7

Additional Info

Soils must not be allowed to dry out

Susceptible to slugs and snails


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden