• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Reaches 6 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Woodland Garden
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Mid-spring
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 6 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Mid-spring
    Flower color:White
    Design IdeasUse to evoke the feel of bamboo or add a tropical look to the dappled shade garden. Place where its exceptional seasonal qualities can be witnessed up close. Robust, uniquely colored new shoots emerge in spring, to form a statuesque column that is stunning in an entry, courtyard or zen retreat.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Evergreen in mild climates. Prune old stems and apply a slow release fertilizer before new growth in spring.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full to partial shade
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Found and named by the Plant Explorer, Daniel J. Hinkley in the mountains of Sichuan Province, China in 1996.

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