Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior 'Variegata'
Also known as
Ha-Ran, Variegated Bar-Room Plant, Cast iron plant, Bar-room plant
2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Cast Iron Plant Overview
Species of Aspidistra are perennial herbaceous plants growing from rhizomes. They have been used as indoor plants for many years as well as garden plants for heavily shaded areas. Some species are grown for the use of their leaves in the cut flower industry. Plants are hardy and need little attention, but are slow growing. This species produces attractive variegated foliage striped with white colouration.
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How to propagate Cast Iron Plant
Propagation is by division of rhizomes in the spring.
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