Species from eastern China. Reportedly easier to grow than S. ovata, which it resembles. White flowers are surrounded by large reddish bracts, all offset by dark green leaves.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from HPS/MAG '08/'09 exchange. Two treatments, both led to pots outside. One seedling in each pot, May 2010
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