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Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’
Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’
Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’
Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’

Mukdenia

Mukdenia rossii ‘Karasuba’ (P-1662)

Each 9.50

AVAILABLE SPRING 2019

<i>Mukdenia rossii</i> ‘Karasuba’

Sauntering along the rocky slopes and ravines of Korea, China and Manchuria, this hardy Heuchera relative crafts an easily grown compact ground cover that’s bold, lustrous and well-mannered. Spring brings branched panicles of dainty white, bell-shaped flowers on tall, bare and slender stems. Come summer, the large, rounded Maple-like green leaves acquire bronzy maroon tinges near their tips. Cool autumn weather sparks intense crimson red hues that slowly move inward, eventually transforming the entire deciduous leaf into a blaze of glory.

‘Karasuba’ spreads by slowly creeping rhizomes, prospers in moist rich soil and appreciates ample shade during hot humid summers.

Blooms April – May.

Size: 12" – 16" high x 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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