Tellima grandiflora

Tellima grandiflora

fringe cups



  • Flowering stalks rise to 2 feet tall from a leafy base
  • Stays green much of the year with water and/or shade
  • Flowers are small several to a spike with white to rosy corollas
  • Whiter flowers in shade rosier flowers with more sun
  • Wonderful ground cover under pines, oaks or redwoods
  • Irrigation is ok but not needed if it is growing in shade
  • Flower stalks make nice filler in flower arrangements but the foliage is its main asset in the garden
  • Found growing in shady wooded sites in Bay hills also reported in Diablo section

Bay Hills, Canyon, East Bay, El Cerrito, Huckleberry RP, Livermore, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo upper, Oakland, Redwood RP, Sibley RP, Tilden RP, Wildcat RP


1 gallon, 2 gallon

bloom season Apr
growth habit Clumping
dormancy Evergreen
sun Full Shade
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
flower color Pink
soil Poor
soil Well-drained

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