Striped Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior 'Okame')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 to 30 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Upright dark green with vertical white stripes.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Burgundy
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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