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Pollia japonica /Pollia

Pollia japonica   / Pollia japonica
Foliage and a spike of flowers
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Foliage and a spike of flowers

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Clusters of foliage on varying stem heights

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Scientific Name: Pollia japonica
Common Name: Pollia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Blue
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: An upright growing perennial that is from 1-3 feet tall. From late summer into fall, it bears whorls of white flowers and dark blue berries that are on the plant at the same time. This is a rare plant that is not widely known or planted. It has large, coarse textured leaves.