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Plant Details

Disporum cantoniense 'Night Heron'

Fairy Bell
Zone: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 6 feet
Width: Minimum 2 feet , Maximum 6 feet
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An extra special seedling from one of Dan Hinkley's trip to the far east. This one emerges blackish-purple in spring and ages to a purply-green. Clusters of white bell flowers hang down from 6 ft stems in early summer and produce purple-black fruit. Rich, moist soil in light shade is best with regular summer water. Evergreen above 0F, USDA zone 7 and root hardy to -20F, USDA zone 5.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:18 PM

The handsome almost-bamboo-like leaves of this woodlander emerge deep-purple in spring, changing to chocolate ; then purplish-green, and are complemented by nodding creamy-yellow lanterns in spring. PSh-Shade/Med


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:18 PM

Wondrous burgundy-chocolate new growth in spring on bamboo like stems. Yellow green bells bring forth round blue-black fruit. Upright perennial to 6' tall.


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Sundquist Nursery Poulsbo, WA Email now 360-779-6343 Container: 1