|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Soil pH Preferences:||Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9a
|Plant Height:||5-8 feet|
|Plant Spread:||12-24 inches|
|Flower Color:||Other: Dark purplish-black. Also described as "chocolate colored"
|Propagation: Seeds:||Provide light
Needs specific temperature: For best results, sow early summer. May also be started late summer or early fall for bloom the next season.
Depth to plant seed: Press lightly into soil surface. Do not cover.
Sow in situ
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Root
|Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on Jan 10, 2012 6:57 PM
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