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Ardisia japonica

Classification

Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Ardisia
                        Specie: Ardisia japonica

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 in (30 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained, humus-rich, moist soil in a shaded position

Features: Long glossy leaves; flowers in summer

Uses: Ground cover Underplanting

Zones: 7-10

Description: Native to Japan and China, this is perhaps the most frost-hardy of the ardisias. An attractive ground cover shrub for woodland gardens, it spreads by suckers from below the soil, emerging as rather hairy shoots seldom more than 12 in 2 whorls of 3 in (8 c

Growth Habit: Suckering habit

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