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Petasites japonicus giganteus - Giant Japanese Butterbur

More About Petasites japonicus giganteus

  • Enormous, rounded leaves have a slight resemblance to rhubarb
  • Greenish-white flowers appear before the foliage
  • An excellent, imposing perennial to locate beside a pond or stream
  • Will tolerate shallow standing water
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

120-150 cm

Colour:

Green
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Giant Japanese Butterbur Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in a consistently moist to wet soil, in partial to full shade. Tolerates full sun but leaf wilting could occur in the hot, afternoon sun. An aggressive, wetland plant that needs room to grow. 


Petasites japonicus giganteus Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge