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Podophyllum pleianthum
Common Name: Chinese Mayapple Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Podophyllum pleianthum
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This species boasts large, vigorous, lobed, star-shaped, umbrellas of foliage that shine in the shade garden with a glossy lustre. The flowers are red with narrow, curved petals that produce red-orange fruits. A clumping rather than spreading species. Moist organic soils and good shade.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Wet slopes and moist places nder shrubs.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourBurgundy 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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