Aspidistra elatior
Cast Iron Plant
Other names: Barroom Plant
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Optimal Light:Partial shade image
Light Range:Partial shade to full shade image
Soil Moisture:High soil moisture image
Drought Tolerance:Medium
Invasive Status:No
brown flowers periodically throughout the year; used for cut foliage; no pest problems; tolerates deep shade better than most plants
Growth Rate:Slow
Mature Height:1 - 3 ft.
Mature Spread:1 - 3 ft.
Soil Texture:Any
Soil pH:Slightly acidic, Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance:Low to None
Hardiness Zone:8b-11
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