Plant Guide

Disporum cantoniense

Pronunciation: dy-SPOR-um kan-toe-nee-EN-see
Family: Colchicaceae
Common Name: Fairy Bells
Plant Type:
  • perennial

Height to: 36"
Width to: 12"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
  • -20 to -30ºF ZONE 4
  • -10 to -20ºF ZONE 5
  • 0 to -10ºF ZONE 6
  • 10 to 0ºF ZONE 7
  • 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
  • 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9

Bloom Description: pendent, tubular, white or maroon, followed by purple/black berries in autumn
Bloom Season:
  • late spring
  • early summer

Sun Exposure:
  • part sun

Soil Type: cool, moist, well drained, humus rich
Propagation: sow seed in autumn, divide rhizomes in spring
Native to: Himalayas, China, S.E. Asia

A clump forming rhizomatous perennial.

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