Mukdenia rossii 'Crimson Fans'
Pronunciation: muck--DEE-nee-uh ROSS-ee-eye
|Description||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.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Slowly forms a clump to 1 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Design Ideas||Excellent in woodland gardens or displayed in a container.|
|Companion Plants||Coral Bells (Heuchera); Ligularia (Ligularia); Hosta (Hosta); Lungwort (Pulmonaria); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)|
|Care||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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