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Farfugium ‘Crispatum’


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Crested fans of grey-green foliage with pink highlights in spring immediately make this an interesting plant. Strange yellow flowers appear in late summer. Evergreen in Zone 7 & warmer.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 24″ / 24″
Exposure: Part Shade
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SKU: FARCRI Categories: ,
Common Name Crested Leopard Plant
Family Asteraceae
Genus Farfugium
species japonicum
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
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Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 24" / 24"
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Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Yellow
Leaf Color Green, Pink
Soil Moist, well-drained and moderately fertile.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Part Shade
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist, not wet.
How Different? --
Landscape Value Accent at waterside, as a ground-cover, in a border, or in containers.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments We suggest fertilizers with high nitrates. The cresting occurs with maturity, so be patient.
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Farfugium 'Crispatum' - Growing Recipe

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Farfugium 'Crispatum'