October 20, 2022: Plant of the Week- Vancouveria hexandra (Inside Out Flower)
The Vancouveria hexandra (Inside Out Flower), is a rhizomatous, perennial that can grow from 7 to 20 inches tall. It’s found in moist shady areas, where it grows the best. The foliage is small, heart shaped leaves that are lobed and bright green. The flowers are white with 6 petals that fold backwards, making it look inside out, hence the nickname! This flower is a great ground cover for a shady area!
For more information, check out the Burke Herbarium link below: