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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Celebrating Winter Interest!Celebrating Winter Interest!
By dave on February 14, 2015

Pine cones, seed heads, winter bloomers, colorful red berries, and much more! Let's kick off Winter Interest Week with a look at the most popular plants in our database that give some kind of interest to our gardens in the winter. We also introduce a new gallery option in our database for winter interest, with bonus acorns this week!

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