Boehmeria nipononivea 'Nichirin'

Variegated False Nettle

Plant Type:

SHADE PERENNIALS

Boehmeria nipononivea 'Nichirin' ('Sun Corona') - All green leaves sport irregular broad creamy halos making this perennial a knockout in the garden. It would be smartly utilized when facing down evergreen shrubs or as a component in a perennial garden scheme. The Japanese False Nettle flowers with, though interesting, somewhat insignificant axillary tassels in the late season garden... Grow it for the gorgeous leaves. Site 'Nichirin' in part sun to dappled or open shade planted in fertile, draining soil. Established potted perennial from cutting.


Height:

36 in

Spread:

36 in

Colors:

White

Characteristics and Attributes for Boehmeria nipononivea 'Nichirin'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer / Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Collector Plant
  • Border
  • Woodland
  • Cottage Garden
  • Filler
  • Accent
  • Natural Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Draining

Origins

  • Japan

Propagated By

  • Cutting