Cast Iron Plant

21 Mar

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), evergreen perennial with upright foliage habit, 2-3 ft. tall and spreading very slowly by underground rhizomes, shiny dark green leaves 5-6 in. wide, sun to deep shade, drought tolerant when established, deer tolerant, easy once established.

Cast Iron Plant grows best in shade, in loamy to highly organic soils with regular moisture. Native to areas of the Himalayas, China and Japan. Looks great in both woodland and Asian style gardens.

 

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