Paris tetraphylla (Honey Flower)

$18.00

Paris tetraphylla (Honey Flower)

Family:  Melanthiaceae
Zone: 6 - 8
Natural Range: Japan
Soil:  Moist, humus rich
Light:  Part sun
Attributes:  Deciduous, 16" tall.  Clumping.  Branching, slender rhizome.  Four or sometimes more leaves in opposite pairs topped by whorled flowers.  Green outer tepal and slender inner tepal.
Notes:  The Genus Paris are Asiatic/European cousins of Trilliums, called the honey - flower family.  Only five species of Trillium are found in Asia while more than 20 species of Paris are found there.  Paris have a combination of whorled foliage and whorled sepals that create textural interest, making them look unusual in contrast to their more familiar cousins.  Paris look especially unique when planted in cvompination with Cardiocrinum, Podophyllum and Arisaema
Companion plants:  Epimedium, Rodgersia, ferns, Podophyllum, Disporum, Trillium, Paris, Smilacina, Actaea
Paris tetraphylla (Honey Flower)

+ CLICK IMAGES TO ZOOM