COMMON NAME Fleeceflower, Knotweed, Jumpseed
TYPE rhizomatous, spreading, deciduous, shade tolerant perennial with green leaves. With more sun, leaves have dark green markings. Has spikes of arching stems with tiny dark pink flowers
GROWN ENVIRONMENT shade or part – sun borders, woodland, ground cover, moist areas, meadows
SOIL moist, well – drained soil
ZONE 5 – 9
SIZE 2’ – 3’
FLOWER COLOR tiny dark pink flowers along arching green stems from mid – summer through late fall
NARRATIVE This plant brings late season color to borders and woodlands. Mingles well with tall grasses and tall late season perennials and can be used as a ground cover. Fast growing and can become invasive in moist soils. Fall color of leaves is sometimes tinged with red.