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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 or Retail Sources.


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
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color --
Foliage Color --
Dormancy Required
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate --
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Wonderful leaf markings.
Landscape Value Bog soil, container or near a pond.
Most Active Growing Season --
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Average
Water (Garden) Keep moist or wet.
Special Uses --
Comments An elegant and interesting plant.
Water (Greenhouse) Never allow to dry out.
pH 5.4 – 6.4
Fertility Needs 100 – 150 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Lysichiton 'Crocodile Tears' - Product Profile
Lysichiton 'Crocodile Tears' - Growing Recipe

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