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Zone 5-8

Height:  1-2m [3-6ft]

Spread:  50cm [18in] or more; easily divided

Bloom:  August-September, airy yellow dainty flowers top tall stems making a dramatic statement in late gardens

Foliage:  Ferny, mid-green leaves

Light:  Part shade to full sun

Water:  Moderate

Soil:  Average, but responds well to rich soil; good drainage

Maintenance:  Cut dead stems at season's end

Garden location:  Back of perennial bed, supported by other tall plants; may require staking if in ope, windy area


Patrinia scabiosafolia (Golden lace)