Tellima grandiflora

One of my favourite plants for a spring shady border to grow with hellebores, honesty and tulips. More
500 seeds 157021 £2.50 In stock
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1 x 9cm plant, for spring planting 510910-1 £4.95 In stock
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 510910-3 £12.50 In stock
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A hugely popular plant for shade, which I have only just discovered. It's my favourite shade discovery for foliage and flowers. It cuts well too.

Genus Tellima
Type Herbaceous Perennial
Common Name Fringe Cups
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60-80cm (24-32in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Prefers a partially shaded spot in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Ideal for a woodland border.
Care Tips Prune once flowering has finished or leave to encourage self-seeding. Established plants may be divided in spring.
Flowering May - July
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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Tellima grandiflora reviews

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Mrs Evans

These plants have flowered well amongst hostas and ferns around the pond and are extremely happy in their environment.

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Pamela

These were a replacement for a plant that failed and wasn't really the effect i wanted but were ok planted in a shady patch i don't know whether they will survive the winter as all my plants like so many other gardens suffered from the intense heat and dryness fingers crossed and we will start again next year

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Ruth

For some reason these did not survive in my garden.