Log in Sign up
Log in Sign up
Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.

Aspidistra vietnamensis 'Amanogawa'

Milky Way Cast Iron Plant

0 Reviews
| Ask a Question

Item #: 6587

Zones: 8b to 10b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan

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


Next crop available: 11/06/2020

PDN Guarantee

Click Add to Wishlist to receive an email if this plant is back in stock.

Aspidistra 'Amanogawa' is the real Milky Way cast iron plant...not the non-striped mutation everyone sells as Aspidistra 'Milky Way'. Aspidistra vietnamensis 'Amanogawa' (translated = Milky Way) makes a tight clump of 18" tall x 2" wide dark green leaves, each heavily spotted with creamy yellow among the longitudinal creamy white and yellow stripes. You'll need a GPS to navigate your way around these contrasting leaf patterns. Occasional sports without stripes should be removed to keep the integrity of the cultivar intact. Aspidistra vietnamensis 'Amanogawa' isn't winter hardy below 15 degrees F, so use this lovely cast iron plant as a container specimen in cold climates.

Other Gardeners Loved These Great Plants Too