Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
12 in. H X 12 in. W
Small white flowers in a narrow cluster.
Bloom Time Notes:
Bright green in summer; bronzed to reddish in winter; shiny, round to heart-shaped; toothed; 1-3 inches across.
Cool moist sites; mostly in mountains or upland woods.
Division of clumps; seed.
Sun or Shade:
Galax (Galax urceolata) grows in shade to partial shade; will gradually form a colony from rhizomes. Evergreen leaves provide year-round interest; unusual leaf shape.
Other Common Names: Beetleweed, Wandflower
Other Scientific Names: Galax aphylla