Petasites japonicus giganteus - Giant Japanese Butterbur
Petasites japonicus giganteus - Giant Japanese Butterbur

Giant Japanese Butterbur

Petasites japonicus giganteus

  • Enormous, rounded leaves have a slight resemblance to rhubarb
  • Greenish-white flowers appear before the foliage
  • An imposing perennial to locate beside a pond or stream
  • Will tolerate shallow standing water
  • Not quite invasive, but can be aggressive
  • Bloom Time: Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Green

HEIGHT:
80-100 cm

SPREAD:
120-150 cm

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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. 

Characteristics & Attributes


SOIL MOISTURE:
Moist to Wet Soils
FLOWERING TIME:
Early Spring
Spring
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green (dark)
LANDSCAPE USES:
Woodland/woods edge