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Farfugium ‘Crispatum’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


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
Bloom Time(s):

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

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Farfugium 'Crispatum'