Scientific Name : Mukdenia rossii
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)
Height : 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : Summer sun brings out purple-red foilage coloring which starts at the edges and creeps inward so that by Fall, only the very centers of the leaves remain green.
Idea & Tips : Prefers cool, moist soil and part shade, though sunlight is necessary to induce the fall coloring. Can be grown in sun if provided with adequate moisture.
Grower Information : A Darwin Perennials Introduction.
Clumps of large, deeply divided, fan-shaped foliage. Stems with clusters of small, white, star-shaped flowers rise in Spring just before the foliage. Summer heat brings out purple-red foliage coloring which starts at the edges and creeps inward so that by Fall, only the very centers of the leaves remain green.