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botanical name:
Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Nishiki-Buki'
Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Nishiki-Buki' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Giant butterbur
synonyms:  Petasites japonicus var. giganteus 'Variegatus'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Leaves are irregularly splashed with cream and yellow. Smaller and much less vigorous than the species.

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