Red-Leafed Mukdenia

Mukdenia rossii 'Crimson Fans'

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Fanned, maple-like leaves emerge bright green, age to bronze-green and by summer mature to green with bright red streaks. A lush and coloful groundcover or accent in perennial borders. Clusters of small bell-shaped white flowers in summer. A spreading clump to 12 in. tall. Full to partial sun. Evergreen.
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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.
Key FeatureDramatic foliage color

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.

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