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Common Name: Japanese Butterbur      Latin Name: Petasites japonicus      Size: 2 (min) to 3 (max)
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Petasites japonicus
Origin: Japan
Maximum Height: 3 feet

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Category: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Petasites
species: japonicus
Origin: Japan
Size: 2 (min) to 3 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Can spread aggressively without barriers.
Characteristics: star rating Wet Soil Tolerant
Availability:star ratingstar ratingLimited Availability
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like part shade.
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)4/29/2013 until 5/13/2013 See other plants that bloom at this time.
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