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Mukdenia ‘Crimson Fans’


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Mukdenia is a very hardy, deciduous Heuchera relative from China. This form has large maple-like leaves, which emerge green then age (after flowering) to mid-green splashed with bright red. Foliage remains red all summer. Numerous white, bell-shaped flowers are held in branched panicles for several weeks from February to April. Can be used as a groundcover or specimen in part shade. This stunning plant is actually hardy in Vermont! Likes even moisture, and remember it is not as fast growing as a Heuchera. Compared to M. 'Karasuba' it is darker and more compact.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 24″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): April, May, June

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SKU: MUKCRIFAN Categories: ,
Common Name Red leafed Mukdenia
Family Saxifragaceae
Genus Mukdenia
species rossii
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 24" / 16"
Finish Time Slow (8-10 Weeks)
Bloom Time April, May, June
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Green, Red
Soil Leafy, well drained, cool moist soil.
pH 5.6 - 6.9
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Special Uses --
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Prefers to be kept moist in the garden.
How Different? It has a red tint to the leaves in summer and even redder in the fall. Compared to 'Karasuba' it is darker and more compact.
Landscape Value Woodland garden, shade garden, mixed beds, mass planting.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Comments This plant has a moderate growth rate. The leaves come out green in the spring and redden up with heat. Color stays until frost die down.
Grower Notes Be careful not to bury the crowns when planting. Shift to a 4" before planting to larger sizes.
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