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Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Family: Berberidaceae (bear-ber-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Podophyllum (po-do-FIL-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Spotty Dotty
Additional cultivar information:(PP017361)
Hybridized by Egger
Registered or introduced: 2005

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Mottled

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Crescent City, California

Oakland, California

San Leandro, California

Cement City, Michigan

Wilsonville, Oregon

Woodburn, Oregon

Lexington, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 17, 2009, Strever from Hiouchi, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant has done very well for me in the Pacific North West Adding a 2 leaf stem each year.
a very vigorous patented hybrid created by Janet Egger at Terra Nova Nurseries in Portland Oregon.
Originating from a cross between Podophyllum hybrid 374 (an unpatented proprietary plant) as the seed parent
and a highly colored Podophyllum delavayi 64 (an unpatented proprietary plant) as the pollen parent.
The seed parent, Podophyllum hybrid 374, is an outstanding selection from a hybrid swarm from a Japanese nursery,
which is believed to have come from P. difforme, P. delavayi , and P. versipelle.
see the patent here http://www.freepatentsonline.com/PP17361.html... read more