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Paris japonica

SKU: pajap
In our opinion the best Paris in the genus. Large umbrella-like foliage and creamy-white flowers.
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Moist, acid soil
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Pot Size (UK Only): 9 cm square
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
List Price: £60.00
Price: £25.00
Availability: Currently Out of Stock
Big creamy white flowers last for ages.
Paris japonica
Big creamy white flowers last for ages.
Paris japonica
Big creamy white flowers last for ages.
Paris japonica
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Product Details
One of the more choice perennials which we have to offer here at the nursery. Very closely related to Trilliums and included in the same family, they grow from similar underground rhizomes, although this one is certainly the largest. The foliage rises early in the season, the photograph was taken at Chelsea Flower show 2001 in May, with one leaf per growth unlike trilliums which can produce up to four. Each leaf is pale green and composed of numerous radiating leaflets, the centre of which has a short stem holding the flower bud. The flower is held on a short stem, only one flower is produced per growth but this is all that is required. Colour is white, each flower has a similar composition to the foliage in that it is made up of numerous petals radiating from the centre. The flower lasts for many weeks although the stamens and stigma only last for around one week.
 Young plants needing a few years to flower. Must have acid soil and cool conditions.