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Leucosceptrum japonicum 'Golden Angel'
Common Name: Japanese Shrub Mint Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Leucosceptrum japonicum 'Golden Angel'
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This golden yellow-leaved form of this Japanese woodland perennial lights up the woodland garden all season long and is then topped with spikes of soft yellow flowers in fall. Said to be one of the prettiest foliage plants for brightening the shade garden. Light shade or morning sun.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Shade  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Persicaria microcephala "'Red Dragon'"
Hosta "'T-Rex'"
Actaea simplex "'Pink Spike'"

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