Cardiandra
Cardiandra alternifolia

Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cardiandra (kar-dee-AN-dra) (Info)
Species: alternifolia (al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Baltimore, Maryland

Elkton, Maryland

Saint Louis, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 9, 2015, jbgregg from Baltimore, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

Takes 2-3 years to establish itself, by then a small clump to 2' x 2'. The dark green foliage is sharp contrast to the light pink flowers. Blooms several weeks later than serratas and macrophyllas. Very nice in part shade, and mixed with other shade perennials.