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Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich' (Fringe cups 'Purpurteppich')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich'

Other names

Fringe cups 'Purpurteppich'

Genus

Tellima Tellima

Variety or Cultivar

'Purpurteppich' _ 'Purpurteppich' is a rosette-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with dark purple leaf stalks, rounded to heart-shaped, lobed, purple to red-flushed, green leaves and, in late spring to midsummer, erect stems bearing terminal racemes of bell-shaped, pink-fringed, green flowers.


Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich' is: Evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity

Careful: All parts cause severe discomfort if eaten.

Flower

Pale-green, Flushed pink in Spring; Flushed pink, Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Flushed red, Flushed purple, Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich' (Fringe cups 'Purpurteppich') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in part shade, although will tolerate dry soil and full sun. Shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich'

Other names

Fringe cups 'Purpurteppich'

Genus

Tellima Tellima

Variety or Cultivar

'Purpurteppich' _ 'Purpurteppich' is a rosette-forming, semi-evergreen to evergreen perennial with dark purple leaf stalks, rounded to heart-shaped, lobed, purple to red-flushed, green leaves and, in late spring to midsummer, erect stems bearing terminal racemes of bell-shaped, pink-fringed, green flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Erect flower stem, Rosette

Toxicity

Careful: All parts cause severe discomfort if eaten.


Colour

Flower

Pale-green, Flushed pink in Spring; Flushed pink, Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Flushed red, Flushed purple, Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower spikes.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tellima grandiflora 'Purpurteppich' (Fringe cups 'Purpurteppich') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in part shade, although will tolerate dry soil and full sun. Shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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