Large purple foliage resembles maple leaves and creates a thick basal mound of colorful foliage. Dainty white flowers bloom in late spring, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Thrives in the shaded woodland garden, offering great texture, color and cover for landscape critters!
Great nectar source for insects and hummingbirds
Very shade and drought tolerant
Easy to grow and perfect for planting in waves
Provides outstanding cover for native critters
Long blooming with attractive foliage
Will create a colorful groundcover in shade
Moist, wooded banks & rocks from British Columbia south to California also native to Idaho
If you garden in the woods, consider leaving downed trees, piles of brush with large leaves and jumbled piles of rocks in your landscape. These are key shelter spots for all kinds of wildlife, allow for nesting and add to a natural landscape look.
Prefers moist yet well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Does well in full sun in the northern part of its range. Prefers part shade in the hot summers of the deep South.