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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches (30-38 cm)
Leaves: Other: Herbaceous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and red
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flowers to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Suitable for wintersowing
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Space plants 12 inches apart.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 2005

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What's Blooming in DecemberWhat's Blooming in December
By LarryR on December 17, 2011

Readers responded with an avalanche of photos to our call for blossoms from their gardens to publish in our December issue of What's Blooming. Thank you one and all! Before we take a look, though, let's hear from our Mystery Blossom Contest winner, Robin (Robynznest).

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 29, 2011 5:54 AM

Quite hardy and low-maintenance; tolerant of dry soil conditions. Long bloom period here in Middle TN (zone 6b).

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