Chamaedaphne is a very difficult plant to grow successfully in our nursery, let alone your yard, but if you have the conditions to make it happy …… . As small, needy shrubs go this is quite the beauty to behold. The flowers are delicate, white bel ... ls that hang beautifully from the stem followed into fall with leaves of coppery yellow. It grows low in bogs in northern Illinois and NW Indiana where populations are small and relatively stable. Because of this, sourcing seed and getting permission to collect is difficult.