Aspidistra yingjiangensis 'Singapore Sling'
Singapore Sling Cast Iron Plant
Item #: 7061
Zones: 9a to 10b
Height: 36" tall
Culture: Light Shade to Shade
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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Aspidistra yingjiangensis 'Singapore Sling' is an unusual cast iron plant that is quite popular at the Thailand flower markets but has only recently come to the US. The 3' long x 2" wide, dark green leaves are heavily spotted with large creamy yellow spots. If you're having trouble visualizing, think about a green whip used to beat a glass of milk into submission, and you've got the picture. Aspidistra 'Singapore Sling' is the tallest of the spotted leaf cultivars and will make a stunning house plant where it is not winter hardy. Aspidistra has good deer-resistance, but if deer are a problem in your home, we really can't help you.