Fatsia japonica is a lovely evergreen shrub with large, green palmate leaves. The Japanese Aralia produces dainty, small white flowers in Autumn, followed later by black fruits. An architectural plant which can make a great focal point, an evergreen backdrop for tropical style planting or an attractive wall shrub. Can be grown in a container and is excellent in conservatories. They can be grown mostly in partial shade, moderately moist soils and frost-protected sites. Little or no maintenance is required, drought tolerant.