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Vancouveria

Vancouveria spp.

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

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Vancouveria 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 Vancouveria

Division

You can propagate by division.

Seed

From fresh ripe seed in spring.

Other uses of Vancouveria

Suitable for ground cover.