This feathery, dark red plant has lovely, contrasting, yellow flowers in spring. The plant spreads without being invasive. The colors enhance other blooming plants. It's managed to spread, not invasively, after surviving two eratic MD winters. It also handles a bit of shade and still looks full & healthy.
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Tiny, starlike, yellow-green flowers appear in summerAward WinnerFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:3 - 6 InchesSpacing:6 - 8 InchesSpread:6 - 8 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:SilverHabit:SpreadingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in rock gardens, mixed containers and desert plantingsMaintenance Notes:
Gail A FrantzMarylandUnited States7 years ago
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