Re: [gardeners] Sarcandra glabra

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 05 May 1998 07:56:54 -0600

At 03:03 PM 5/3/98 +0000, you wrote:
>I bought this last I can't find my notes telling me *why* I 
>bought it. Typical, eh?
>All I know is that it is a Chinese medicinal. Distribution is throughout 
>China, as well as Cambodia, India, Japan, Korea, Philippines and, Sri 
>Lanka. I *think* it wants damp soil. Have no clue as to sun 
>requirement....I kept it in high shade over the winter.
>Anybody tell me anything about it? I don't know how big it gets, bloom, 
>etc. Leaves are so-so. 
>Catharine/Atlanta, zone 7b
>who will one day immediately record all plant purchases she makes with 
>complete notes. (in my dreams)
Don't see it in my references, Catharine.  If you don't find anything, ask
me again in about a week.  My friend the herbalist who has a better
medicinal lib than mine has the flu.  I'll ask her after she recovers.
Best, Margaret