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Disporum cantoniense 'Moonlight'
Common Name: Moonlight Chinese Fairy Bells Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Disporum cantoniense 'Moonlight'
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An exceptional new cultivar, compact in form with unique silvery white and green variegation radiating from each leaf blade, becoming suffused with purple-pink coloration as temperatures cool in the fall. Graceful, arching stems emerge in spring, followed by clusters of small flowers in late spring to summer. Adds an illuminating effect to any shade garden.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Cool shady places at elevations of 1100-2900m in Nepal. Forests and thickets at elevations of 700-3000m.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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