General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Other: Green with cream to yellow margins.
Flower Color: Other: Catkins of creamy-beige blooms.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Botanical names
  • Accepted: Boehmeria nivea
  • Synonym: Boehmeria nipononivea

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