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- Podophyllum peltatum - Mayapples - little umbrellas! Native
Podophyllum peltatum - Mayapples - little umbrellas! Native
A rhizomatous, native wildflower that occurs in both moist and dry woodland areas. From a single stem, Each plant grows 12-18" tall and features one or two, deeply-divided, palmately-lobed, umbrella-like, pale green leaves (to 12" diameter). From the crotch (leaf axil) on two-leafed plants, a single, nodding, waxy, 6-9-petaled, white flower (3" diameter) appears on a short, thin stem in early spring. Flowers are quite showy, but usually hidden by the umbrella-like leaves. Each flower gives way to an edible, fleshy, greenish fruit (mayapple) which turn golden when ripe.
Pot size #2 (4 qt.) - this is the pot/plant size you will receive from us