Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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- Blueville Nursery-D/s Topeka Landscape
D/s C/o Topeka Landscape Topeka KS 66614
- Skinner Garden Store, Inc.
4237 Lower Silver Lake Road Topeka KS 66618-2810
- Jackson's Greenhouse
1933 N.w. Lower Topeka KS 66608
1621 Southwest Arvonia Place Topeka KS 66615
|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