Aspidistra elatior

Cast iron plant


Long stemmed deep green leaves growing from creeping  rhizome, small inconspicuous cream to dark purple  flowers in spring/summer. Known for its indestructible toughness as an indoor plant in low light areas and poor air quality, also useful for understorey planting in tropical landscapes.


DimensionsHeight: 0.5 to 1.2m, Width: 1.5m
Aspect Full shade, Part shade
Pests & diseasesNot prone to diseases
Typical sizes140mm, 200mm

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