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Disporum smilacinum 'Kogane Tsuki'
Common Name: Fairy Bells Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Disporum smilacinum 'Kogane Tsuki'
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This species hails from the woodlands of Korea and Japan but you won't find this form in the wild. 'Kogane Tsuki' has shockingly rich yellow foliage with green stripes and streaks merging at the end of each leaf. It only grows to about four inches tall but makes tight colonies. Each stem produces one or two drooping cup-shaped white flowers in mid to late spring.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests and woodlands in hilly country and foothills.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Gold 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Hosta "'Great Expectations'"
Hosta tardiana "'Halcyon'"

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