Tellima grandiflora

Fuzzy heart shaped leaves, spikes of fragrant greenish-white to reddish flowers with five deeply fringed petals. Slug resistant. Evergreen during mild winters.



Tellima_grandiflora_11202 © Walter Siegmund
Tellima_grandiflora_4968 © Walter Siegmund

Photo credit:

  • Tellima_grandiflora_11202 © Walter Siegmund
  • Tellima_grandiflora1 © Kurt Stuber
  • Tellima_grandiflora_4968 © Walter Siegmund

Plant Details

Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Forest understory & riparian areas.
Mature Height:
12" to 20"
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist, well-drained soil.
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies, birds and hummingbirds; Deer resistant