|US Patent #||PP14460|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9|
|Growth Habit||Upright, Clumping|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 24" / 17"|
|Finish Time||Slow (9-12 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July, August, September|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Brown, Green, Silver|
|Soil||Humus-rich, moist, deep, well-drained.|
|pH||5.6 - 6.6|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry only very slightly between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist. Needs summer moisture or they will go into early dormancy. Avoid drought stress.|
|How Different?||Unique leaf coloration.|
|Landscape Value||Woodland shade.|
|Finish Time to 4"||10 - 12 weeks without stress or early dormancy.|
|Comments||The amount of pattern varies with light, temperature and age. Avoid burying crowns too deeply, as it can cause rot. Grow in cool house for best color and growth. Grows best here by cooling pads. Plant in ground at 1 gallon size or larger. Zone 7 with winter protection. We recommend transplanting to a 4" pot from a plug, not a larger size container.|
This is a very fine selection with octagonal leaves and a strong pattern of markings in silver & bronze. Leaves up to 18″ wide and 7-20 burgundy red flowers under the leaves (on 3-5 year old plants).
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