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Lysichiton ‘Crocodile Tears’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This interesting plant has large oval leaves with attractive burgundy mottling. The flowers in spring are large, white, and unscented (yes, unscented). The plants are compact enough for drain-less containers. Use it as a water or bog plant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
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SKU: LYSCT Categories: ,
Common Name Asian Skunk Cabbage
Family Araceae
Genus Lysichiton
species camtschatcensis
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
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Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 12"
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Soil Average
pH 5.4 - 6.4
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Never allow to dry out.
Water (Garden) Keep moist or wet.
How Different? Wonderful leaf markings.
Landscape Value Bog soil, container or near a pond.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments An elegant and interesting plant.
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Lysichiton 'Crocodile Tears' - Product Profile
Lysichiton 'Crocodile Tears' - Growing Recipe

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