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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Variegated with splashes of light green, cream, bronze and pink.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Other: Suckers


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Single evergreen shade plant needed for screening by Bonehead Nov 6, 2013 11:27 PM 17

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