Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 9 to 18 inches (23-46cm)
Plant Spread: 6 to 9 inches (15-23cm)
Fruit: Showy
Other: Green lidded capsules.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Needs specific temperature: needs cold, warm at 80 F then cold again
Other info: 1000ppm GA3 will speed up the warm cycle
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Endangered


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