ARDISIA Japanese Ardisia
Ardisia japonica (ar-DIS-ee-ah jah-PON-ih-kah)
Morning sun to partial shade
Height 6- 12”
HABIT: Small white flowers in clusters in fall, followed by red berries from fall through winter. Dies to the ground but usually returns in the spring.
CULTURE: Slow-growing, moisture-loving, clumping ground cover. Spreads by underground stems.
USES: Ground cover for shaded areas.
PROBLEMS: Few if any.
NOTES: Interesting groundcover that should be used more often.