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Aspidistra sp. 'China Sun'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aspidistra sp. 'China Sun'

China Sun Cast Iron Plant

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Item #: 2116

Zones: 8a to 10b

Height: 10" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: China

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

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(Aka: Aspidistra sp. QCS-III-L) Aspidistra 'China Sun' is a cool cast iron plant (possibly a new species) that was wild-collected by Dr. Jim Waddick from the Qing Cheng San Mountains of Sichuan in 1985 and introduced by Plant Delights in 1999. Each 20" long x 2.25" wide leaf is speckled with pale, light-yellow dots. This is the most vigorous of the "China" series of cast iron plants. Each clump of Aspidistra 'China Sun' makes a nice, loose-growing specimen clump or may be massed in the woodland garden.