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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 16 inches
Plant Spread: 11 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Nov 8, 2012 11:02 AM

I disagree that the flowers are 'insignificant.' The foliage is beautiful, but the flowers waving in the wind are also quite stunning. Feed monthly in growing season and keep moist. Cut flower wands back to basal mound when done, may rebloom.

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