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Showy dark purple/brown petal-like calyx lobes cradle large pink/cream nodding bell shaped flowers from May to August above large compound leaves, lots of attractive foliage make it a nice dense groundcover for cool damp areas, clump forming, attracts pollinators (esp. bumble bees).

Moist To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
0.75-1.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-7a
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: the eastern population ranges from Labrador across QC & ON to s MB, south to n NJ, WV, & n. IL & MN, the western population ranges from around the Rocky Mountains in BC & AB, south through WA, ID, & MT to n NM

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.

Purple Avens in a 3.5 inch pot $9.50 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

Purple Avens Seed Packet $4.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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