Aspidistra carnosa 'Rigid Ribbons'
Rigid Ribbons Cast Iron Plant
Item #: 2181
Zones: 9a to 11
Height: 24" tall
Culture: Light Shade to Shade
Origin: North Vietnam
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.
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Aspidistra carnosa is one of the more unusual cast iron plants, looking more like a giant liriope. Our offering of Aspidistra carnosa 'Rigid Ribbons' is a North Vietnamese collection brought to the US by plantsman Barry Yinger. The 2' tall x 1" wide, deeply pleated, arching, green leaves form an evergreen clump, adorned at ground level in early February with heavily corrugated, quarter-sized burgundy flowers, each resembling everyone's favorite plant, Audrey Jr. Aspidistra carnosa 'Rigid Ribbons' makes a great houseplant where it isn't winter hardy.