Mýrastigi

Gillenia trifoliata

Bowman's Root

Rosaceae

Height

40 cm

Flower colour

white

Flowering time

August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

partial shade

Soil

fertile, moist, well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

northeastern USA and Canada

Gillenia is a genus in the rose family, Rosaceae. of only two species. Both are woodland plants native to the east coast of N-America, where they grow in dry woodlands. They prefer slightly acidic soil.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in September - November.

Seed covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) for 2-4 weeks and then stored outside until germination. Optimum germination temperature is 5-12°C (40-55°F). 

Beautiful woodland plant. Hardy and easy to grow.

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