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Carmine concatenata (Dentaria laciniata)
Open shade, medium moisture level, rich soil with leaf mold, circumneutral pH. 6-8 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, spreads by rhizomes above ground in the humus layer.
Germination Code: ? Difficult to grow from seed
Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee
Spring ephemeral with showy flowers. Can be overwhelmed by surrounding aggressive plants. Will slowly naturalize under optimum conditions to form colonies.