Red-Leafed Mukdenia

Mukdenia rossii 'Crimson Fans'

SKU
04725
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationmuck--DEE-nee-uh ROSS-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturitySlowly forms a clump to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Design IdeasExcellent in woodland gardens or displayed in a container.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)

Prefers humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Thrives in dappled shade; tolerates sun in cool northern zones. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish root system. Space 2 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until the plants fill in.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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