Cast Iron Plant Details

Cast Iron Plant

  • Also Known As: Castiron Plant
  • Botanical Name: Aspidistra elatior
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 3'


Bold texture. While the plant is "tough as cast iron," direct sun scalds its leaves and extended freezing temperatures burn its edges.

Perennial Care Guide

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