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Farfugium japonicum 'Jitsuko's Star'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Family:
Asteraceae (The Sunflower Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
2 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
shade gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Yellow
Exposure:
Medium shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Regular to moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
This dwarf Farfugium selection is shorter than the typical cultivars, with thick green leaves that are evergreen until temperatures reach the low 20's. Distinctive yellow daisy flowers with a central floral tuft appear in summer. Best in fertile soil and moderate shade, with regular watering.