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Rohdea japonica
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Rohdea

Rohdea japonica partial shade  shade lover

Tropical-looking and tenacious, this rare highly praised Asian perennial premieres slow growing vase-shaped rosettes of long strapping dark green leaves that maintain a textural presence year round. Unusual pineapple-like blooms appear on short stalks followed by brilliant red-orange clustered fruit, persisting through winter and dramatically offset wide, leathery up and outward arching evergreen foliage.

Reminiscent of a Hosta, Sacred Lily makes a handsome container subject or low maintenance ground cover, where it easily tackles deer, drought and deep shade.

Blooms June–July.

Size: 12"–15" high x 2' wide; hardy to zone 6.

Rohdea japonica (P-1712)
Each $8.00
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