Ardisia elliptica, Shoebutton Ardisia

Ardisia elliptica

Shoebutton Ardisia
Family: Primulaceae    (Formerly:Myrsinaceae)
Origin: Southeast Asia
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterPink flowersInvasive plantPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Ornamental leathery leaves and pretty pink flowers. Small size bush, this plant is very easy to grow, great for beginners as well as indoor culture. It takes low light with no problem, and needs very little if any care. Ardisias are very popular house plants.

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