Ardisia japonica Ito Fukurin

Ardisia japonica Ito Fukurin

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Name

Ardisia japonica Ito Fukurin

What You get

You will receive a fully rooted 2ltr pot.

About

Ardisia japonica is a species from eastern Asia: China, Japan and Korea. It's a low growing spreading shrub reaching 20-30cm tall. Ito Fukurin is a variegated form with light green leaves that have a fine cream edge. The small flowers are pale pink and appear in late summer. Best in semi shade. Hardy.

Origin

China, Japan and Korea

Planting and care

Plant in moist soil in shaded-semi shaded sites.

Soil

drainage is more important adding organic matter to help retain moisture in a sandy soil or to open up the structure of a clay soil to stop water logging a good mulch will also help and keep down weeds

Uses

Forms interesting ground cover in a shady garden border or woodland area.