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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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Icy white, pale pink and chartruese shades perk up our August borders, while effortlessly blending with just about any color imaginable. These composed hues provide our eyes with bright, yet soothing focal points and an overall beat-the-heat ambience! Some of our cool-down favorites include: Echinops, Sidalcea ‘Elsie Heugh’  Euphorbia mellifera, Kniphofia ‘Green Jade’, Phlox ‘David’ and Tanacetum ‘Isla Gold’. I’ve also featured a handful of richer-toned flowers that I discovered on my early morning walk today. We hope you’ll try sprinkling a few of these perennials amid your landscapes and enjoy both their tranquil or more spirited effects.

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