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Petasites japonica variegata


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Giant Variegated Butterbur. First disclaimer: use with caution...this plant is very hardy and vigorous and will colonize areas with its dinner plate yellow splashed foliage.That being said you may be in need of a plant for a troublesome wet area where establishing other ornamentals has proven difficult. Creamy white fragrant flowers on short stocks appear in early spring provide pollen for early foraging bees.  Plants grow 2-3′ tall and spread by rhizomes.Giant Butterbur will not look happy in soil that dries out. Slugs and snails can be a nuisance. We use Sluggo for that.

Check your state’s invasive species list to see if it allowed in you area.

Exposure: Pt. Shade/Shade

Zones: 3-8

qt. pots

June Hours Mon-Sat 9-4

July & August Hours M-F 9-4,  Sat 9-1pm.

closed on Sundays, closed July 4th


(508) 998.8819
710 High Hill Rd. Dartmouth MA 02747