Also known as
Bellwort, Mohawk Weed
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6 months to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Perfoliate Bellwort Overview
Uvularia perfoliata is a delightful woodland perennial that in spring produces single pale yellow drooping flowers at the top of a 15 to 30cm tall stems that hold 4 oval glaucous leaves clasped around them. Commonly known as the Perfoliate Bellwort or Bellwort, this fully hardy eastern US and Canadian native likes shady woodland settings with damp soil conditions making it a useful plant to grow as ground cover under shrubs and trees.
Common problems with Perfoliate Bellwort
How to harvest Perfoliate Bellwort
Rarely produces seed, but once ripening collect and so straight away to prevent it drying out.
How to propagate Perfoliate Bellwort
You can propagate by division in late winter or early spring or from ripe seed. Lift and divide sections of the rhizome, replanting or potting on straight away.