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ARDISIA (Japanese Ardisia Ardisia japonica (ar-DIS-ee-ah jah-PON-ih-kah)


Evergreen for morning sun to partial shade


HEIGHT: 12 - 15" Spread 36" or more





HABIT: Small white flowers in clusters in fall, followed by red berries from fall through winter. Sometimes dies to the ground but usually returns in the spring.


CULTURE:  ​Slow-growing, moisture-loving, clumping ground cover. Spreads by underground stems. Zones 8 - 9.

USES:  Ground cover for shaded and partially shaded areas.

PROBLEMS: Will freeze below 15 degrees.



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