|Common Name||Alum Root|
|US Patent #||PP24575|
|EU Grant #||EU39443|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 16" / 12"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Orange, Pink, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Dormancy||Dormant in winter.|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|How Different?||The brightest orange on the market. The color changes from a bright rose orange in the early spring to orange in the summer with a white veil to burgundy with a white veil in the spring. Larger leaves due to H. villosa breeding.|
|Landscape Value||Very showy orange foliage in spring and fall and orange to peach shades the rest of the year. Use for mass planting plantings, accent, or in containers.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
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