Cast Iron Plant

Aspidistra elatior 'Variegata'

Ha-Ran, Variegated Bar-Room Plant

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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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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Origin

Japan, Asia

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Scent

None
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