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Shortia galacifolia

Common Name(s):
Oconee bells, Shortia
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Spreads by short runners to form large colonies

Season:
Spring
Height:
6 in.
Foliage:
.75 to 2.5 in. oval to roundish shiny leaves with wavy teeth; long-stalked
Flower:
1 in. white to pinkish flowers on 3 to 6 in. stalk; five irregularly toothed petals
Site:
Moist, rich woods; partial shade to shade
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
pink, spring, wildflower, shade, perennial, partial shade, white

NCCES plant id: 2727

Shortia galacifolia Shortia galacifolia