uniflora, also known as ‘Nippon Bells’- is a woodland
plant which comes from
the Japanese island of Honshu.
Shortias are named after Dr Charles Wilkins
Short (1794-1863), a Kentucky physician and
botanist.There are about five species,
occurring in the Appalachians in North
America, and in Japan.
is an unusual perennial plant, low-growing to
15cm, and likes damp shade. Flower colour is usually pink.