|Common Name||Alum root|
|US Patent #||PP19072|
|EU Grant #||EU25282|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 16" / 14"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||May, June|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Brown, Purple, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Average, better too dry than too wet when established.|
|How Different?||It differs from 'Black Beauty' in having redder foliage tones. It is a great blender in the landscape.|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed beds, mass planting, border, edging, containers.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
Like shiny, rich leather, this ruffled, mahogany-red beauty is a great garden performer. Wonderfully dense and shiny color year-round. Foliage changes from spring purple tones to summer red tones. Fabulous in combination containers. An excellent landscape plant.
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