Gillenia trifoliata

An exceptionally long-flowering, shade-loving, butterfly look-a-like plant. More
1 x 9cm plant, for spring planting 510889-1 £5.95 In stock
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 510889-3 £16.50 In stock
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An exceptionally long-flowering, shade-loving, butterfly look-a-like plant.

Genus Gillenia 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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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.