Karen Russ,
HGIC Horticulture Specialist, Clemson University

Fatsia flowers in the fall.
Fatsia floweres in fall,
Joey Williamson, ©2010 HGIC, Clemson Extension

Fatsia - Fatsia (Fatsia japonica) is also known as Japanese fatsia, indicating its origin. It is a highly popular shrub in the Southeast due to its adaptability and tropical appearance along with good cold tolerance. It will grow throughout South Carolina with the exception of areas in the mountains that occasionally drop to below 10 °F.

For more information on Fatsia, see HGIC 1088 Fatsia.

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