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Aspidistra vietnamensis 'Seiun'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aspidistra vietnamensis 'Seiun'

Star Cloud Cast Iron Plant

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Item #: 7060

Zones: 8b to 10b, at least

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Light Shade to Shade

Origin: Japan

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

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This hard-to-find small-growing aspidistra makes a unique clump of dark green leaves which are heavily freckled with yellow on both the front and back. The 1' tall x 2" wide leaves emerge directly from the ground with no petiole apparent. This is a superb houseplant in northern climates. In the garden, the foliage has been killed at 10 degrees F but the leaves resprout from the rhizome. The name 'Seiun' means "star cloud."