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 for use as a groundcover for woodland gardens, an accent for borders, or to tuck into containers. An herbaceous perennial.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more in extreme heat and containers.Average Landscape Size:Slowly forms a clump to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:muck--DEE-nee-uh ROSS-ee-eyeDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Slowly forms a clump to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.Foliage color:MulticoloredBlooms:Mid-SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasExcellent in woodland gardens or displayed in a container.Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
- CareCare InformationPrefers humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Thrives in dappled shade; tolerates sun in cool northern zones. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an 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 in extreme heat and containers.