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Farfugium japonicum var. giganteum

Farfugium Plant Features

Make a bold statement in your shade or woodland garden with farfugium. This amazing plant develops gigantic, shiny, heart-shaped leaves that look like something you'd see in the jungles of Costa Rica. In the right conditions, each farfugium can grow 18 inches in diameter. As a bonus, farfugium develops a crown of yellow daisy-like flowers in fall. The mature plants can grow 2 to 4 feet tall. Hardy from zones 7-10

Farfugium Questions?
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Farfugium Growing Instructions

Farfugium prefers a shady or partially shade spot in your garden. It needs moist, well-drained soil and will wilt dramatically if the soil goes completely dry. 

Farfugium is not recommended for human or animal consumption.

  • Light

    Outside: Shade

  • Colors

    Green, Yellow

  • Water

    Moist, well-drained soil

  • Special Features

    Attracts butterflies
    Colorful foliage

Complement your Farfugium with these varieties:
The perfect partner for Farfugium, Hosta thrives in the same conditions.

The large colorful leaves of Caladium look great paired with Farfugium.

Elephant Ear
Imagine a shady border packed with Elephant's ear and Farfugium! You'd have big leaves and big impact.