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Syneilesis aconitifolia
Common Name: Shredded Umbrella Plant Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Syneilesis aconitifolia
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This intriguing aster relative emerges from the ground like a fuzzy mushroom crossed with a rocket ship then it opens into a multi-spoked wheel of leaflets or like an umbrella after one of BC's winter windstorms! Grown for its mounds of intriguing foliage, this species is flexible for a variety of conditions including dry shade! Insignificant whitish flowers in summer.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Dry hillsides.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureDry Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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