In the autumn, farfugium produce cheery yellow daisy flowers atop its beefy foliage. Farfugium leaves are dark green and leathery, usually bean or heart shaped, and may have a spotted or edged variegation. The leaf shape has also given rise to one common name of tractor seat plant.
More Information About Farfugium
Farfugium is an Asian genus of bold-textured evergreen hardy perennials that provide a hosta-like texture in the woodland perennial garden or in containers. In Japan, hundreds of unusual cultivars make Farfugium japonicum a highly sought-after flowering perennial for collectors. In the autumn, farfugium produce cheery yellow daisy flowers atop its beefy foliage. Farfugium japonicum leaves are dark green and leathery, usually bean or heart shaped, and may have a spotted or edged variegation or be profoundly crinkled.
Farfugium species are shade garden plants that prefer slightly moist, well-drained soils, and can tolerate our heat and humidity unlike the commonly grown cold-loving ligularias. We offer an ever-widening selection of rare and unique farfugium selections at our plant shop on-line. Farfugium pairs well with astilbe, hosta, primula, ferns, iris, carex, heuchera, and black mondo grass. When you are ready to buy farfugium for your woodland garden, please check out our list of farfugiums for sale.