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Aspidistra elatior


Aspidistra elatior

Common Name: Cast Iron Plant

Origin: Japan and Taiwan

Height: Up to 3’

Light: Shade to full shade

Water: Well-drained soil

Bloom: N/A

Comments: Aspidistra elatior has wide, evergreen leaves that rise up from tough rhizomatous roots. Aspidistra is often grown in a container as a porch or patio plant, or as a house plant. It is very cold hardy and likes a filtered light situation.