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Farfugium japonicum 'Crispatum' (Farfugium)


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Farfugium japonicum 'Crispatum' far-FOO-jee-um jah-PON-ih-kum Common Name: Farfugium Synonyms: F. japonicum 'Crispata', F. tussilagineum, Ligularia tussilaginea Genus: Farfugium
This evergreen foliage plant has large, leathery leaves and daisy-like yellow flowers. It looks great in the border or in containers. 
Noteworthy characteristics: Matte, gray-green leaves form a glorious tangle of tight, crispy edges.
Care: This plant does best in moist soil, and while it can take more sun than other varieties, it still needs shade from afternoon sun.
Propagation: Sow seed in a cold frame in winter or spring; divide in spring.
Problems: Slugs.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Fall; Winter
Foliage Color Evergreen
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Ground Covers
Style Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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