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Porteranthus (bowman's root)

Porteranthus plants from Hallson Gardens: We ship Bowman's root in the spring from April to mid-May and again in the fall as availability permits, plus we sell them at the nursery. They are 2 to 3 year old field grown plants and divisions shipped bare root.

If you have any questions about these or any other plants feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you. Thank you for your interest in our nursery and our plants!


Pronunciation: por-ter-AN-thus Common Name: Bowman's root
Bloom Time: Summer Light: Full sun to part sun
Soil: Average to rich, well-drained Moisture: Average
Zones: 4 - 8 Porteranthus Planting Instructions


Porteranthus trifoliatus

Porteranthus trifoliatus, also known as Gillenia trifoliata, is a bushy perennial with thin, wiry stems and serrated leaves that are topped with airy white flowers in late spring into summer.  Each clump will have many stems to form a 2 to 3 foot mound.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown plants shipped bare root
  • $9.95
    Quantity Price (ea)
    3-4  $9.45
    5+  $8.95
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