A spectacular giant perennial, Fuki features huge round leaves and 3 ft. long stalks that are a prized vegetable in Japan. Fuki is also prized for its white, daisy-like, fragrant flowers that are used in Japanese cooking. Fuki likes moist soil and can spread rapidly. It dies back in the fall and can be grown where temperatures fall to minus 20°F.
This form of Fuki is distinguished by very large, deep green foliage.
Petasites japonicus var. ‘Variegatus’
This form of Fuki features creamy-white and green, variegated foliage.