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Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, sandy or clayey soil but not rocky, strongly acid to slightly alkaline pH. 1-3 feet height, blooms summer into fall, pink flowers, spreads aggressively by rhizomes and slowly by seed.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Statewide
This plant can be weedy and invasive. Prefers shallow, submerged soils. Dense flower spikes make a nice cut flower. Attracts birds.