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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 12 to 28 inches
Plant Spread: 16 to 18 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Pollinators: Birds
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Posted by Joannabanana (Calgary, AB Canada - Zone 3a) on Dec 6, 2012 12:05 PM

Easy from seed

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