Aspidistra elatior

Cast Iron Plant, Bar Room Plant

Family: Liliaceae Lily

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 11
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Brown, purple
Bloom time Early Spring, Late Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, ground cover, massing, specimen, woodland garden
Height 18" to 3' / 45cm to 1.00m
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Attractive foilage