PlantsStreptopus→Clasping Twisted Stalk (Streptopus amplexifolius)

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Botanical names:
Streptopus amplexifolius Accepted
Streptopus amplexifolius var. papillatus Synonym
Streptopus fassetii Synonym

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
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 20 to 39 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/3 to 1/2 inch oval berry, green, ripening to yellow-orange or bright red; each berry contains numerous seeds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division


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