|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
|Soil pH Preferences:||Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 12
|Plant Height:||12 to 24 inches or more|
|Plant Spread:||24 to 36 inches|
Other: Paddle shaped leaves are light green with a grayish bloom, margins blushing red in cooler temperatures. The amount of sun exposure determines the amount of red leaves will exhibit.
|Flower Color:||Other: Pale yellowish-green
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late fall or early winter
|Toxicity:||Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: The flowers are the most toxic part.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Posted by ge1836 (Pittsford NY - Zone 6a) on Sep 24, 2012 9:48 AM
I had a question about trimming my Paddle plant and this was Tarev's reply.
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|tabbycat||On February 26, 2021||Miscellaneous Event
freeze of 2-15-21 effected it but not lost
|tabbycat||On February 1, 2021||Miscellaneous Event
Turned brick red since cool temps of January
|tabbycat||On April 30, 2020||Potted up
Larger one made 2 pups so needed a bigger pot. Smaller got 1 too.
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