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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5
  • WaterMoist

Description

Boykinia genus. This is a North American and Japanese genus; it has about 9 species of mound-forming woodland and alpine perennials. These plants will spread by creeping rhizomes. They have lobed and toothed, roughly heart- or kidney-shaped hairy leaves; the size will vary depending on the species. They will produce panicles of small, 5-petalled, white, cream or reddish flowers which open through spring or summer.

Characteristics

Perennials

Origin

Japan, North America.

Propagation

Division in spring or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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