Tellima grandiflora is a perennial found in areas such as Western N. America. A garden escape, occasionally naturalized in Britain[17]. A member of the Saxifragaceae family, Tellima grandiflora (Pursh.)Douglas. ex Lindl is also known by its common name of Fringe Cups. The perennial can grow to a height of 0.6 meters and up to 1 meters wide. The preferred habitat of Rocky soils under moist conditions, occasionally in boggy land, in redwood, mixed evergreen and yellow pine forests from sea level to 1500 metres[276]., with LMH soil and SN moisture levels. .

Fringe Cups is a zone 6 hardy plant that has medicinal uses - the medicinal usage rating of Fringe Cups is 1A decoction of the pounded plant has been used to restore the appetite and to treat a range of sicknesses[257].

Tellima grandiflora is 0 plant, whose flowers bloom typically in 7 - 8.

Cultivation tips: Grows well in humus-rich soils in a shady position[257]. Succeeds in any good sweet garden soil that does not dry out in spring[1]. There are several named varieties, selected for their ornamental value[257].

. The plant should best be propagated by Seed - sow early spring in a warm greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germination is usually fairly rapid. Prick out the seedlings when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer. The seed can also be sown in the middle of spring in an outdoor seedbed and planted out in
early summer. Alternatively, you can sow the seed in an outdoor seedbed in the middle of summer for planting out in the following spring. Division in March or October[1, 111]. It is best to divide the plants in August or early September, making sure that the woody roots are planted quite deeply with only the crown of foliage above the ground[233].