This genus comprises 150 shrub species, but only the two Asian natives (Ardisia crenata, Ardisia japonica.) are typically grown.Ardisia crenata
In warmest frost-free climates, often grown in the ground or in patio planters. Most familiar as a 1 1/2-ft., single-stemmed houseplant; in a large tub, though, it can reach4 ft. tall and almost that wide. Spirelike clusters of tiny white or pinkish flowers bloom in spring, carried above the shiny,wavy-edged, 3-in.-long leaves. Houseplants require indirect light in summer, several hoursof direct sun in winter.
These tropical beauties grow from rhizomes that produce leafy clumps. Plants are evergreen in Zones 22...
To 50 ft. tall and wide. White to pale yellow, 5–6-in. flowers. Blooms from fall into winter; st...
Strongly scented leaves to 5 in. long, deeply toothed. Sometimes grown or collected roadside as season...