Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||BLEK-num SPIK-ant|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 20 in. tall, 24 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Columbine (Aquilegia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
Thrives in humus-rich, well-drained, neutral to very acidic soils with consistent moisture. Tolerates heavy shade; shelter from sun exposure. Fertilize frequently during growing season. Remove faded fertile fronds at summer's end; remove old, faded sterile fronds after new growth begins in spring. Slowly spreads by rhizomes.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8