Large, glossy green leaves on a low growing plant. Clusters of attractive flowers appear early in the spring. Provides interesting texture for the garden. Semi-evergreen during the winter.
Prefers moist, well-drained organic soils in a semi-shaded location. If rhizomes start to push up and out of the soil top dress lightly with compost to cover.
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Anthracnose, taxus weevil, alternaria leaf spot
Plants remain semi-evergreen over the winter and may also turn a bronze color.