Fringecups - Tellima grandiflora
Clump forming plant with bluntly lobed, rounded leaves and erect racemes reaching 75cm tall bearing small, cream, fringed, bell-shaped flowers which may fade to light red.
Sometimes naturalises from cultivated stock. Rocky places and moist wooded areas.
Flowering late spring and early summer.
Widespread, but most frequent in northern and western Britain.
Uncommon in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
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