New research from the SC Botanic Garden

Read about propagation of the native Porteranthus trifoliatus ‘Pink Profusion’ by researchers at the Smith College Botanic Garden. Using a technique called “tissue culture,” the research team was successful in propagating this rare cultivar from the original seedling.


CLICK HERE to read the full news release!

To learn more about Porteranthus trifoliatus, take a look at THIS INFORMATION from the USDA Plants Database.

To find scholarly articles about the native species, search one of the libraries’ SUBJECT DATABASES for: Porteranthus trifoliatus OR Bowman’s root OR Gillenia trifoliata (note: this is the previous scientific name for P. trifoliatus).


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