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Vanilla Leaf

Achlys triphylla

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Vanilla Leaf Overview

Commonly known as Sweet After Death, Deer-foot or Vanilla Leaf, this plant is native to the mountains of the West Coast of North America. It is a herb that can grow to a height of 40cm and produces small white flowers.

Special features of Vanilla Leaf

Ground cover