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Description

FEATURES

The perfect perennial for spring interest in the shade garden. Finely dissected green leaves have dramatic dark burgundy centers and form a rounded, clumping habit. Creamy bottlebrush-like flowers.

Foliage Interest
Winter Interest
Attracts:
Bees
Native to North America

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type:

Perennial

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

8 – 10 Inches

Scape Height:

18 – 20 Inches

Spacing:

16 – 18 Inches

Spread:

16 – 18 Inches

Flower Colors:

White

Flower Shade:

Cream

Foliage Colors:

Green

Foliage Shade:

Green

Habit:

Clump Forming

Container Role:

Filler

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement:

Part Shade to Shade

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

Early Summer

Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring

Hardiness Zones:

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Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil

Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category:

Acidic Soil

Neutral Soil

Uses:

Border Plant

Container

Cut Flower

Edging Plant

Landscape

Mass Planting

Maintenance Notes:

This woodland perennial thrives in partial to full shade and humus-rich, moisture retentive soil. It is evergreen in many climates.