Ardisia crispa (Thunb.) A.DC.

Downy Coralberry


Family: Primulaceae

Genus: Ardisia

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: 24" tall and wide.

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Shade

Description: 

Bright red winter berries. Leaves to 8" long, pointed, glossy green. Shady soil and good drainage. The most cold tolerant of the Ardisias.

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History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17(1): 124 in 1834.

Native to China, Japan, Taiwan, Bhutan, Vietnam.

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