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Peltandra sagittifolia


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Item #: 5942

Zones: 7a to 9b, possibly colder

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

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

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This rare US native makes its home from coastal NC, south to coastal Mississippi. In form, the spade-shaped foliage of P. sagittifolia resembles a shorter version of P. virginica and is equally as easy to grow in cultivation...in a damp site. In the wild, P. sagittifolia is usually found in very acidic bogs. In May/June, the clumps are adorned with 18" stalks, ending in beautiful spathiphyllum-like white flowers. When the flowers fade, they are replaced by attractive clusters of bright red berries.