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Disporum cantonense 'Aureovariegata'

ht: 36 in.
fc: white
lc: yellow margined
or: Japan
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 164

Disporum cantonense 'Green Giant' (1/02)

ht: 10 ft. tall x 1-2 ft. wide or more
ha: clump-forming, bamboo-like, taller than most other species known in gardens. This is
ha: the largest known clone of this Chinese species.
fc: creamy-white
fs: bell-shaped
fc: glossy black
or: Dan Hinkley selected from species stock obtained in Japan. This is probably his DHHC 724.
in, source:
Heronswood Nursery 2002
li: American Nurseryman 194(12): 40 (2001)

Disporum cantonense HWJCM 069 (1/03)

fc: pink - unlike 'Green Giant' and other clones
frc: blue - it can be blacker and redder in other forms
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 164

Disporum cantonense 'Night Heron' (5/3)

lc: rich purple, showy
or: Heronswood Nursery collected in Sichuan in 1996
in, so: Heronswood Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum leschenaultianum [white striped]

li: Yokoi, M. and Y. Hirose. 1978. Variegated Plants. Siebundo Shinkosha Pub. Ltd.

Disporum sessile 'Chigger' (8/3)

ha: dwarf
lc: centered yellow
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum sessile 'Cricket' (8/3)

lc: centered bright (clean) white or with 2-3 central stripes
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum sessile subsp. flavens

fc: yellow

Disporum sessile var. inobeanum

ht: shorter, dwarf

Disporum sessile 'Tweetie' (8/3)

lc: yellow margined
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum sessile 'Variegatum'

lc: striped white to various degrees, variable with climate and clone. Named clones such as
lc: 'White Lightning' are likely more reliable for amount of color.

Disporum sessile 'White Lightning'

ht: 12 in. tall x 12 in. wide
lc: 90-95% white, usually with a thin dark green margin and 3-7 green stripes at the
lc: apex. The midrib is often green and occasional thin green stripes appear in some
lc: some leaves
fc: white
ch: 5
in: Terra Nova Nur. to US trade 2000
so:
Terra Nova Nurseries

Disporum smilacinum 'Aureovariegatum'

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Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh NC. Spring 2004.

lc: striped and margined yellow, often very yellow at the apex, often fades to light yellow or cream shades

Disporum smilacinum 'Dai Setsurei'

lc: white with greek stripes
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum [double-flowered]  (8/3)

ft: double
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum smilacinum 'Firefly' (8/3)

lc: thinnly margined yellow becoming margined white
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum smilacinum 'Ginga'

lc: near white with green spots or zones
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum 'Honeybee' (8/3)

lc: yellow margined
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum smilacinum 'Kinkaku'

lc: yellow with some green stripes
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum 'Ki-no-tsukasa'

lc: yellow margined with many more stripes at the apex
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum 'Kinsho'

lc: bright yellow, subtle green stripes and lines
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum 'Morning Glow'

ht: 12 in. tall - 14 in. in flower
lc: white centered, about 85-90% of blade (less area than in 'White Lightning') with
lc: green margins and stripes (more than 'White Lightning')
lm: margin very undulate compared to 'White Lightning'
la: acuminate
in: Terra Nova Nur. to US trade 2000
so:
Terra Nova Nurseries

Disporum smilacinum [pink-flowered] (8/3)

fc: pinkish
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum smilacinum 'Rei Ho' (8/3)

lc: white margined
or: Japan
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Disporum smilacinum 'Seiki-no-homare'

lc: yellow striped green, more yellow overall than 'Kinkaku'
li: Schmid, W.G. 2002. An enc. of shade perennials. Timber Press. p. 166

Disporum smilacinum 'Silver Moon'

lc: 80-90% white in the center with green margins, stripes (mainly at the apex) and
lc: and green spots. 'Morning Glow' does not show spots in the photos we have
lc: from Terra Nova.
lm: less undulate than 'Morning Glow'
la: more acute (less sharp) than 'Morning Glow'
in: Terra Nova Nur. to US trade 2000
so:
Terra Nova Nurseries

Disporum smilacinum 'Streaker'

lc: green streaked, striped, and lightly spotted cream, only about 40-50% white
lc: unlike 'Silver Moon'. It reminds us slightly of Tricyrtis 'Lightning Strike'
la: acute to broadly acuminate
in: Terra Nova Nur. to US trade 2000
so:
Terra Nova Nurseries

Disporum sp. 'Winter Sun' (8/3)

ht:  36 in.
lc: yellow centered
fc: light creamy-yellow
id: related to D. cantoniense but does not key to it.
in, so: Asiatica Nursery (online catalog 2003)