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Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

Common name rosy twisted stalk
Family liliaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers light pink (April-July)
Size 24-36"
Light part-full shade

Looks like a Solomon's seal, with the same alternately-leaved arching stalks and pendulous flowers. The blooms are speckled pink and white, followed by red berries. Native to woods of the Eastern US.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '08/'09 exchange, moist-packed in vermiculite. Baggy 35F (2m) - 70F (6w) - 35F (7m; a few G) - 70F (more G, 5-16d)

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