Reineckea carnea is an unusual and uncommon evergreen groundcover with pink, fragrant flowers on dark pink spikes opening from dark pink buds.
Reineckea carnea is an unusual and uncommon evergreen groundcover for the shade garden. It has long, narrow, slightly arching, rich green leaves up to 12 inches long from slowly spreading rhizomes and can form a nice small mat with time. The pink, fragrant flowers sit amongst the foliage on dark pink spikes opening from dark pink buds in summer. May produce red fruit later in the season.
Common Name: Reineckea
Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dense forests, moist shady slopes, valley hillsides from low elevations to 3200 metres.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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