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Uvularia perfoliata

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Uvularia (oo-voo-LAR-ee-a) (Info)
Species: perfoliata (per-foh-lee-AY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive enya_34 On Jun 22, 2006, enya_34 from Madison, WI wrote:

Does quite well under large oaks for me. Slowly forms nice patches.

Neutral raisedbedbob On Feb 17, 2006, raisedbedbob from Walkerton, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

American Indians used root tea to treat sore mouth, sore throat, inflamed gums and snake bite. Also used as a cough syrup.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Huntsville, Alabama
Hobart, Indiana
, New York (2 reports)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Winston-salem, North Carolina
Sherwood, Oregon
Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin



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