Podophyllum pleianthum

Also known as:

  • Dysosma pleiantha
  • Chinese May Apple
  • Chinese Mayapple

Plant Type

perennial, bulb / corm / tuber, aquatic

Zones

6a-8b

Size

H:30"
W:9"-24"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture

Sun Exposure:

mostly shade, shade

Features

Flower Color:

burgundy

Foliage Color:

green

Wildlife:

deer resistant, snail / slug resistant

Fruit:

green

Flower Season:

spring

Texture:

glossy

Foliage Season:

deciduous

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Secret Garden Growers

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Canby, Oregon

503-651-2006

Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Keeping it Green Nursery

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Stanwood, Washington

360-652-1779

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Secret Garden Growers

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Canby, Oregon

503-651-2006

Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Thompson's Nursery

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Waldport, Oregon

541-563-3676

Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

360-385-5114

Keeping it Green Nursery

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Stanwood, Washington

360-652-1779

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Keeping it Green Nursery

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Stanwood, Washington

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Description by: Thompson's Nursery

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Waldport, Oregon

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Large leaves, 1ft across for shade, slug proof.

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Description by: Secret Garden Growers

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Clumping perennial with incredible large glossy leaves to a foot across on 2’ stems (each plant has one stem, so each year more stems). May maroon flowers hanging below leaves, followed by red or yellow fruit. Part to full shade; moist, organic, acidic soil (resents going dry!). Elegant, artsy, lusted after! USDA Z6-8 3” pot

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Description by: Gossler Farms

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An over the top foliage plants. This perennial has 6-12”rounded glossy deep green leaves all summer. In late spring the deep purple flowers appear under the huge foliage. By late summer the apricot shaped and colored fruit appear.

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Description by: Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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Richmond, British Columbia

604-270-4133

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This species boasts large, vigorous, lobed, star-shaped, umbrellas of foliage that shine in the shade garden with a glossy lustre. The flowers are red with narrow, curved petals that produce red-orange fruits. A clumping rather than spreading species. Moist organic soils and good shade.

Description by: Keeping it Green Nursery

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Stanwood, Washington

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Blooms: spring-summer, red,/ glossy green foliage Zone 5-9. 3', China, part shade-shade, moist, well drained

Description by: Far Reaches Farm

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Port Townsend, Washington

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This is an impressive plant - truly one to give the shade garden some visual impact. Big leaves get up to 18" across with bizarre clusters of red flowers held beneath which are followed by red "tomatoes" if you are lucky. Rich moist soil in shade.

Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Red flowers are hidden under the waxy light green 12 inch (or larger) leaves in spring. Prefers rich soil and summer water, but ours has tolerated mild neglect.

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