Bowman's Root

Gillenia trifoliata (bowman's root), entire plant in bloom.

Bowman's Root

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Images copyright Joe Gadbois.

Gillenia trifoliata

  • Pink buds open to starry, pure-white flowers in summer.
  • Tidy clumps of toothed foliage which turns orange and red in fall.
  • Pretty, reliable and underused woodland plant.

Average to fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Part shade to sun.

Height: 60-90cm (2-3 ft.), Spread: 75-90cm (30-36 in.)

Zone 3

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