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Commonly known as False goatsbeard
Genus of about 14 species of clump-forming perennials with plumes of flowers in red, purple, pink and white from moist sites in mountain ranges of southeastern Asia and North America. Known as false goat's beard or false spirea. An easy to care for attractive plant where numerous hybrids have been raised from complex crosses.
Good to know - flowerheads fade to shades of brown giving winter interest.
Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew and leaf spot possibly.
Place of Origin - south eastern Asia, North America.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump- forming rhizomatous perennials. Grown for striking plumes of flowers, 18-35cm (7-14in) long.
Wet or boggy soil - moist, humus rich boggy site - for drier areas, grow in shade - avoid chalk and clay.
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