Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata
Gillenia trifoliata

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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