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Dentaria Digitata

Dentaria DigitataThe Dentaria Digitata, also called Toothwort, is a tuberous hardy perennial that grows well in old leaf-mould, and is very suitable for the base portion of rock-work, where it can obtain both shade from the midday sun and moisture.

It is readily increased by cutting the roots into pieces about 1.5 inch long, and replanting them where they are intended to bloom, putting 1 inch or so of sand round them.

They flower in May. Their height is about 1.5 feet.