Scientific Name: Vancouveria hexandra
Common Name: inside-out flower
Family Name: Berberidaceae
Origin: U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Open, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border, Rock garden, Woodland margin
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Trifoliate (ternate), Leaflets stalked, Ovate, Pinnately lobed, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Panicle, White, May-Jun
Fruit: Follicle, Brown
Key ID Features:
Low, evergreen perennial; leaves compound, rounded, slightly lobed (lily-pad like), medium green leaflets and red petioles; flower with reversed petals resembles a shooting star.