Cast Iron Plant
Height: 2.5 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 7
This variety is as tough as its name implies; dark green blade like foliage forms in rosettes and masses to make an excellent deep shade groundcover or container accent; a very tolerant plant that is easy to grow and maintain; a perfect house plant.
Cast Iron Plant's attractive sword-like leaves remain dark green in color throughout the year. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Sturdy and easy to grow. Matures at 1 to 3 feet tall and wide. A tough popular foliage plant for foundation plantings or interior use. Evergreen leaves 2.5 feet tall and 4 inches wide arise from underground stems.