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.
Thislarge class is marked by multiplestems that are soft andgreen rather than bamboo-like.They are gro...
Theyget their name from theirstems, which grow tall andwoody and have prominentbamboolike joints. The ...
To 50 ft. tall and wide. White to pale yellow, 5–6-in. flowers. Blooms from fall into winter; st...