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Podophyllum 'Red Panda'

Family: Berberidaceae (bear-ber-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Podophyllum (po-do-FIL-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Panda

Category:

Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Variegated

Bronze-Green

Mottled

Red

Other details:

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

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

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

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 26, 2011, Strever from Hiouchi, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Podophylumm 'Red Panda' is a hybrid of P. delevayi and P. pleianthum which was recently introduced by Northwest Garden Nursery.