Mukdenia rossii 'Crimson Fans'Item #4725 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Fanned, maple-like leaves emerge bright green in spring, age to bronze-green and by summer mature to green with bright red streaks. In early spring, white bell-shaped flowers dance above the foliage. Excellent groundcover for woodland gardens, accent for borders or tucked into containers. Deciduous perennial.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Slowly forms a clump to 1 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.Foliage color:MulticoloredBlooms:Mid-SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleAsian/ZenDesign IdeasExcellent in woodland gardens or displayed in a container.Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
- CareCare InformationPrefers cool, organically enriched, moist but not wet soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 to 3 ft. apart (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants fill in.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.