A natural variation and one of the showiest of alum roots. Leaves range from dark green-purple/burgundy. Most of its height is made up of bloom stalk, and it is a star groundcover.

Light: Part Shade/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Rocky Loam

Height: 1.5’-3’

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: Aug-Oct

Root Type: Fiberous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract small bees. Hosts a few small insects. Foliage is rarely browsed by deer.

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