Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Prosartes smithii (Smith's Fairybells or Fairy Lantern)

 

Kingdom

 Plantae Plants

Subkingdom

 Tracheobionta Vascular plants

Superdivision

 Spermatophyta Seed plants

Division

 Magnoliophyta Flowering plants

Class

 Liliopsida Monocotyledons

Subclass

 Liliidae

Order

 Liliales

Family

 Liliaceae Lily family

Genus

 Prosartes D. Don

Species

 Prosartes smithii (Hook.) Utech/ Shinwari & Kawano largeflower fairybells

Similar to Hooker's Fairybells, this species has but smooth stem and leaves and reaches only 15."

Delightful white flowers hang pendant from the upright stems and are followed by red berries.

This Fairybell spreads quickly by rhizomes to fill in a moist, shaded opening in your garden.

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