‘Spider’s Web’ Fatsia

Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web'

This desirable rare evergreen has white splashing and dotting on broad, palmate leaves. The variegation changes with the seasons and as the plant ages. Named by Mr. Hirose of Iwakuni, Japan.

Bloom/Feature

Large variegated palmate leaves; white flower clusters in spring

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Key Features

Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Dwarf, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Variegated Foliage, Wet Areas, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Use

Accent, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens, Tropical Garden, Water Garden, Woodland Garden

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Feed throughout growing season

Dimensions

4–5' H x 3–5' W

Pruning

Not needed but if desired, in winter

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in part sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants