Ito Fukurin Japanese Ardisia. This groundcover Ardisia has a soft silvery-green or pewter-colored leaf, edged in white, makes a dramatic groundcover for the shade garden. It has the same pale pink flowers of the species which are followed by brilliant red berries. It also makes an ideal pot plant in areas where one cannot grow it outside. One has to be on the lookout for voles because the love to feast on its underground rhizomes. This is one of the oldest cultivars that has been grown in the U.S. Occasionally a green reversion will sprout up and should be immediately removed. Quite vigorous and has all of the cultural requirements of the species.