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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Top of leaf is dark green with brownish-burgundy splotches, reverse side of leaves are burgundy in color.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Identify this plant by Nicxr Jul 16, 2018 7:59 PM 4
Flower seedling or weed? by Italysa Jun 10, 2017 8:51 AM 4
Critter Week by Ursula Dec 14, 2019 4:44 PM 1,755
A Shady Spot by Chillybean Aug 24, 2015 6:31 PM 17
midatlantic madness by JB Sep 29, 2014 9:46 AM 17

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