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Clintonia uniflora

Phonetic Spelling
klin-TOH-nee-uh yoo-nih-FLOR-uh
Description

Queen's Cup is a perennial flowering plant in the lily family native to the mountainous regions of western North America.  Grow in partial to full shade in rich moist soils.   It has showy six-petaled white flowers and large blade-shaped green leaves.  It can be propagated by root division in the spring or by seed though seeding plants can take up to four years before they flower.   It suffers damage from slugs.  

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#heavy shade#white flowers#blue fruits#late spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#early summer flowers#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#heavy shade#white flowers#blue fruits#late spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#early summer flowers#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Clintonia
    Species:
    uniflora
    Family:
    Liliaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Root Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Alaska to California
    Wildlife Value:
    Ruffled grouse are attracted to the fruits.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 2 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Blue
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Shade Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heavy Shade