|Common Name||Alum Root|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||8" / 16" / 22"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Soil||Moderately well drained, organic soil types are best.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South, Low Water Usage, 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?||Ruffled dark green leaves with contrasting purple undersides that show with each ruffle.|
|Landscape Value||Mass planting, border.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||Lift and replant in late summer or early autumn every few years with the crown just above the surface to deal with legginess. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit winner in 2001.|
|Grower Notes||Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting.|
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