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Aspidistra daibuensis 'Taiwan Stars'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aspidistra daibuensis Taiwan Stars

Taiwan Cast Iron Plant

Item #: 7547

Zones: 8a to 10b

Height: 28" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Taiwan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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This little-known species of cast iron plant from a Crug Farm collection in Taiwan, produces 28" long x 3.5" wide evergreen leaves with a few small yellow freckles. Aspidistra daibuensis forms an attractive clump in the woodland garden. At 8 degrees F, the old foliage burned off for us but the plants nicely recovered. The intriguing basal purple and white flowers, which appear in late winter, resemble small, star-like sea creatures.

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