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Stephanandra is native to Eastern Asia. There are only 4 known species.
Dense, mounding deciduous shrub with maple-like leaves.
|Plant Types:||Perennial, Shrub|
|Light:||Partial Shade to Full Sun|
|Height:||2 feet to 3 feet|
|Width:||3 feet to 5 feet|
|Zones:||3a to 8b|
|Bloom Seasons:||Late spring, Early summer|
|Shape:||Spreading or horizontal|
|Fertilizer:||Composted Yard Trimmings, Miracle-Gro® Nursery Select Miracid® Water Soluble Plant Food|
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Propagate from suckers in fall or early spring or from cuttings (greenwood and semi-ripe in summer, hardwood in fall).
Deciduous, suckering shrubs. Up to 4-7 feet tall. Grows best in full sun or partial shade. Works well in a shrub border. Fast-spreading, as stems will root wherever they have ground access.
Small greenish white flowers in 3-inch panicles in late spring.
Acidic soil, well amended with organic matter to retain moisture and improve drainage.
After flowering, cut back flowered shoots to stronger lower shoots or buds. Established plants should be pruned more extensively; cut back old shoots to the base to promote new growth. Can become weedy.