|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
|Water Preferences:||Wet Mesic
|Soil pH Preferences:||Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11
|Plant Height:||6-8 feet|
|Plant Spread:||Forms clumps 3 to 4 feet wide.|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: Reddish-orange capsule.
Other: Small 3/4 inch flowers on @ 8 inch long stalked cymes.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late summer or early fall
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
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|Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Feb 19, 2013 10:50 AM
Amazingly, this plant is actually part of the Spiderwort family!
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