|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9b
|Plant Height:||24 - 48 inches|
|Plant Spread:||18 - 24 inches|
|Leaves:||Other: Plants have deep taproots and are best left undisturbed once established. Foliage is slow to emerge in spring. Narrow, lance-shaped leaves are 3-6" long. This plant serves as a food source for the larval stage of Monarch butterflies.
Other: Mildly fragrant. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies as a nectar source.
|Flower Color:||Other: Deep rose pink
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
|Suitable Locations:||Bog gardening
|Toxicity:||Other: Stems exude a toxic milky sap when cut.
|Propagation: Seeds:||Self fertile
Other info: 'Soulmate' is available from seed and may self-seed in the garden.
|Pollinators:||Moths and Butterflies
|Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Dec 3, 2011 11:36 PM
When I spied this plant at a local garden center, I knew I had to have it. Not only were the blooms beautiful, but being married to my soulmate, it was fitting to be planted in my garden.
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|Trish||On August 20, 2016||Seeds sown|
|Anndixon||On June 15, 2018||Obtained plant
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