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botanical name:
Paris polyphylla
Paris polyphylla © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Daiswa polyphylla
family:  Trilliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Slow spreading rhizomatous perennial. Whorls of glossy green leaves and unusual green-yellow flowers with very narrow, spidery petals. Red berries in autumn.

Moist, humus-rich soil, preferably a sandy loam, in full or part shade. Damp woodland conditions are ideal.

From seed or by division.

Woodland gardens.
The rhizomes have been used as a medicinal herb.

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