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
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 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:
Found and named by the Plant Explorer, Daniel J. Hinkley in the mountains of Sichuan Province, China in 1996.

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