Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Aspidistra zongbayi 'Old Glory'
Old Glory Cast Iron Plant
Item #: 3693
Zones: 7b to 10b
Height: 10" tall
(aka: Aspidistra 96CPC240) Aspidistra zongbayi 'Old Glory' is a 2002 Plant Delights/JLBG introduction of a cast iron plant selection made in the wild in Sichuan, China, by plantsman Darrell Probst in 1996. This low-growing groundcover cast iron plant is composed of 10" long x 3" wide, light green foliage of Aspidistra zongbayi 'Old Glory' has a 0.75" wide yellow stripe running down the center of each leaf. As the leaves mature, they are also highlighted by a good sprinkling of yellow dots...hence the name Aspidistra 'Old Glory'. Aspidistra zongbayi 'Old Glory' has thrived for us in the garden since 2002.
Flower Color: Purple/Lavender
Bloom Time: Winter
Container Role: Thrillers
Garden Themes: Living Wall
Other: Deer Resistant Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Dry Shade Plants , Groundcovers , Medicinal Plants , Plant Delights Introductions , Plants from China , Rabbit Resistant Plants , Rain Garden Plants , Salt Tolerant Seaside Plants , Tropical Looking Plants , Xeriscaping Plants , Colored Foliage , Patterned Foliage