Scientific Name: Tellima grandiflora
Common Name: fringecup
Family Name: Saxifragaceae
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Fragrance, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Reclamation, Spring interest, Waterside planting, Wild flower garden, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Heavily veined, Pubescent, Reniform, Other, Crenate, Dentate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Pink, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul-Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, hairy, roundish and cordate with a toothed margin (similar to some coral bells); inflorescence rises above foliage on terminal racemes, flowers bell-shaped, most <1cm wide, with five reflexed fringed greenish-white petals that turn pink.