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Aspidistra elatior 'Sekko Kan'
Common Name: Cast Iron Plant Family: Asparagaceae (The Asparagus Family)

Aspidistra elatior 'Sekko Kan'
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Cast iron plant has frequently been used as a houseplant where it can be placed in dark corners where it seems impervious to the low light conditions. Yet they are also hardy on the west coast and can be planted outside in shaded conditions, especially with overhead protection from trees and shrubs. 'Sekko Kan' is a dramatic Japanese selection with dark green leaves frosted and striped with white.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forest understorey.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom Colour 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage Colour 
Soil Moisture  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7b-10  Berries 
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