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fatsia

(ˈfætsɪə)
n
(Plants) any shrub of the araliaceous genus Fatsia, esp F. japonica, with large deeply palmate leaves and umbels of white flowers
[New Latin, from the Japanese name]
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Fatsia japonica has large hand-shaped leaves that have a dark green polished appearance.
Fatsia love Of course, some of these would be strictly "greenhouse only" plants here but I love this type of planting and have resolved to achieve something similar on a non-Chelsea scale in my County Wicklow back garden which can get a little cool.
Plants of the Week Fatsia japonica FOR those that were fed castor oil as children, the name probably sends shivers down your spine.
THE indestructible caster oil plant, Fatsia japonica, is a good shrub to give a garden a junglelike touch.
Hebe autumn glory will carry on flowering up to December, producing purple flowers, while fatsia japonica, with its large, leathery, tropical-looking leaves, provides a surprise in late autumn with globe flowers in a greenish-white, set off by the palmate, evergreen leaves.
A Fatsia Japonica can be bought as both indoor and garden plants.
LAST time in my A-Z of plants we looked at fatsia. Today it is G for...
Of course there are many more that deserve mention here - fatsia, with its black berries, and traditional holly, with its red harvest in time for Christmas, to name but two.
However, the accepted list is a little shorter, including plants such as fatsia japonica, the False Castor Oil Plant, with its huge palmate evergreen leaves and its dome like outline.
FATSIA JAPONICA This shade-loving evergreen is as tough as old boots provided you don't place it in full sun.
TURN an ordinary suburban garden into a tropical retreat and a perfect setting for dining al fresco with a few bold-leaved plants such as Fatsia japonica, phormium and trachycarpus palm along with some timber decking to evoke memories of exotic beach resorts.
Hebe "Autumn Glory" will carry on flowering up to December, producing purple flowers, while Fatsia japonica, with its large, leathery, tropical-looking leaves, provides a surprise in late autumn with globe flowers in a greenish-white, set off by the palmate, evergreen leaves.