Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior ~ Cast Iron Plant
Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior ~ Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior ~ Cast Iron Plant

Cast Iron Plant

Aspidistra elatior

Regular price$32.25
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Cast Iron Plant is a hardy slow-growing evergreen perennial that can tolerate a variety of conditions.  The thick glossy lance-like leaves can be 12 to 20 inches long glossy lance-like leaves are usually dark green, though some cultivars may have variegated leaves with yellow or cream stripes or spots which tend to be less vigorous.  Insignificant creamy-purple flowers may appear at soil level in spring.  Grows best when given partial shade and well-drained soils.  Drought tolerant once established. 




1’ - 3’


1’ - 2’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 11


Part Sun, Full Shade

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Water regularly.  Keep out of the full sun to prevent leaf bleaching and flopping. Direct contact with strong winds while still young may cause plants to uproot, use of a barrier in highly windy areas may be needed until established.  

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland Gardens, Rock Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Japanese Painted Fern, Bottlebrush, Catmint

IMAGES: Photo by Phillip MerrittAspidistra elatior, (2) User:Nino BarbieriAspidistra elatior - 01CC BY-SA 3.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

All plants are shipped through UPS ground services.  

Estimated Shipping Time: Your order may ship immediately, however most orders ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on weekends) from date of purchase. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

If you ordered more than one plant, you will receive multiple shipments. This is to get your plants to you as soon as possible. However, shipping schedules can change due to unforeseen events, such as unpredictable weather. We appreciate your patience.

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