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Ardisia japonica 'Ito-Fukurin' /Variegated Japanese Ardisia

Ardisia japonica 'Ito-Fukurin'   / Ardisia japonica 'Ito-Fukurin'
Silvery-gray foliage with white leaf margins
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Silvery-gray foliage with white leaf margins

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Scientific Name: Ardisia japonica 'Ito-Fukurin'
Common Name: Variegated Japanese Ardisia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Variegated Plants
Comments: This is a species of ardisia that is used as ground cover. It has interesting variegated foliage and will lighten up a dark area because of the white leaf margins. Cannot tolerate direct sunlight for long periods. Provide a well drained soil and a soil that contains a generous amount of humus so that the stolons can grow horizontially and form new plants that give a uniform covering. Plants set on one foot centers will cover the ground in about two years if growing conditions are favorable.