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A picture of a Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

Aspidistra elatior 'Milky Way'

Also known as

Variegated Cast Iron Plant

Photo by Botanico123 (All rights reserved)

Full Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has no fragrance

    Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way' Overview

    Aspidistra elatior 'Milky Way' is a perennial herbaceous cultivar that grows from rhizomes. This variegated plant is a popular choice for growing indoors as a houseplant as it copes well with lower light conditions. Commonly known as Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way' or Variegated Cast Iron Plant.

    Common problems with Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

    How to propagate Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

    Division

    Propagation is by division of rhizomes in the spring.

    Rhizomes

    Special features of Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Cast Iron Plant 'Milky Way'

    Indoor plant.