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Inside-out flower

Vancouveria spp.

Vancouveria hexandra 6350 by (talk) (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Inside-out flower Overview

Members of this small genus are endemic to moist woodlands in the West Coast of the USA and are in the barberry family. They have attractive divided leaves and in Summer, sprays of small yellow or white blooms that earn them the name “inside-out flowers”. In cultivation they are happiest in damp, shady areas where they spread by rhizomes and are good for groundcover.

How to propagate Inside-out flower


You can propagate by division.


From fresh ripe seed in spring.

Other uses of Inside-out flower

Suitable for ground cover.


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