General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Other: Bronze-purple
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Mn (Manganese)
Si (Silicon)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow, covering with a very light layer of soil
Pollinators: Wind

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Common names
  • Purple Plantain
  • Rat's Tails
  • Travellers Foot
  • Waybread
  • Cuckoo's Bread

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