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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: 8 to 10 inches (20-25cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Divide every 3-4 years when overcrowding occurs.
Child plants: 2 child plants


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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2007-07-21
By Joy
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2013-07-02
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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