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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet (30-60cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Inflorescence Height: 18 to 24 inches (45-60cm)
Foliage Mound Height: 12 to 16 inches (30-40cm)
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade

Blooms are tiny

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Comments:
Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 10, 2020 1:31 PM

Use bishop's hat at the front of a shady border or as a ground cover under shrubs or trees, where it competes well with roots.

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