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Ciscoe Morris

Plant of the Week: Astrantia Moulin Rouge

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"The flowers of Artrantia Moulin Rouge are like nothing else in the garden. They're dark red circles surrounded by nearly black bracks. These easy to grow compact growers bloom for lon gperiods and will re-bloom after being cut back. There's evidence that they may repel slugs and snails." - Ciscoe Morris

Key feature: Button-shaped flowers

Plant type: Perennial

Light needs: Partial shade

Growth rate: Moderate

Water needs: Moist

Average landscape size: 1-3 ft. tall, spreading 12 in. wide.

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