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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-12 in.
Plant Spread: 9-12 in.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Violet/Lavender
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: If growing indoors.
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Rhizomes, tubers.


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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On May 7, 2017 Seeds germinated
potted 2 germinated seeds on 5-7-17; 1 more on 6-3-17
MrsBinWY On April 2, 2017 Seeds sown
remove pulp, soak 48 hours in hot water w/H2O2, potting mix in baggie on top of fridge, watch for radicals to emerge, all 10 seeds from ishareflowers
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Steep yard groundcover? by Voxram Sep 10, 2020 7:32 AM 8
companion plants for Coral Bells by beatrice1212 May 30, 2019 8:39 PM 6
Perennial Garden by TaStahl Oct 28, 2016 3:42 AM 15

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