Scientific name: Aspidistra sichuanensis
Synonym: Speckled Cast Iron Plant, Spotted Cast Iron Plant, Aspidistra 'Milky way'
Cast Iron plants have been popular throughout the ages, for its easy care and indestructible nature. The gorgeous deep green foliage plants are beautifully speckled with cream and white spots, adding that extra layer of appeal.
Aspidistra was sought after by the Victorians for their ability to liven up any dark space, however, the speckled varieties, even though low light tolerant, prefer more medium to brighter light to thrive. Their indestructible nature lends to their ease of care, making them ideal for the first time plant collector or the less attentive plant parent.
Not only is this plant good looking but is also highly useful in any environment, be it at home or the office, as it is known to be on top of the list as an effective air purifier, nor only looking good but also leaving you with fresh clean air to breath.
Cast Iron Plants will add a touch of old-world charm when paired with terracotta and look striking as either a floor level or tabletop masterpiece.
Please note: Aspidistra are non-toxic
Follow these instructions to keep your Speckled Cast Iron Plant happy and healthy:
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