This unique species bears large, rounded leaves that resemble lily pads and seem to defy gravity. Astilboides creates exceptional drama and contrasts well with finely textured foliage. Its magnificent leaves have ruffled edges and prominent veins, and form a central, concave depression at the point of the stem attachment. The leaves mature to 3 feet wide and splay outward, forming what looks like an enormous foliage bouquet. Small panicles of creamy white flowers appear on 5-foot-tall stems. Grow in cool, Prefers Wet Soil in partial shade.