Gillenia trifoliata

An exceptionally long-flowering, shade-loving, butterfly look-a-like plant. More
1 x 9cm plant, for autumn planting 200594-1 £5.95 Delivery mid September
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3 x 9cm plants, for autumn planting 200594-3 £16.95 Delivery mid September
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More Details

An exceptionally long-flowering, shade-loving, butterfly look-a-like plant.

Genus Gillenia
Group/Species trifoliata
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Bowman's Root
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1m (39in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a partially shaded spot in soil that is acidic to neutral and moist but well-drained.
Care Tips May require staking. Divide clumps as they become congested.
Flowering June - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Gillenia trifoliata reviews

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Reviewed 15th August 2019 by Penny

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Debbi

Only one survived the winter. This one has now died, despite watering and care. Disappointing.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Dave

Very professional. I like the colour combinations shown in the catalogue.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Penny

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Lynne

The plant was quite small

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Elaine

Plant healthy and is growing well

Fast growing

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Reviewed 27th May 2017 by Julia

I am still to see it flowering but the plants are growing really well in bright shade, already about 30cm after only a couple of months or so. Also, aphids seem to avoid them which is a bonus.