Exotic Drama

God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.

Francis Bacon

Fatsia japonica, a tropical native, is a favorite for many southern gardeners. Its lobed, shiny, leathery leaves are stand outs, adding exotic elegance to shade gardens. Needing annual pruning to maintain shape, this lovely produces clusters of white flowers and berries that are eaten by birds. It grows well in zones 8-11 and can also be used as a house plant. For more information about the beauty click on the following link. Fatsia japonica