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Farfugium japonicum 'Shishi Botan'


Farfugium 'Shishi Botan' has extra krinkled gray-green undulating leaves that look like electrocuted parsley.

Farfugium japonicum 'Shishi Botan' has extra krinkled gray-green undulating leaves that look like electrocuted blue parsley. Yellow flower clusters above the foliage in fall. Forms a dense clump with upright arching foliage to one to two feet tall. Use beside pools or in moist conditions. Use also as a specimen or in a large container with other plants. Farfugium like moist shaded conditions but they also enjoy heat to put on the most robust growth.

Common Name: Parsley Ligularia

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky coastal cliffs in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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