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1998 Perennial Plant of the Year
Hardiness: Zones 3-8
Light: Full sun preferred.
Soil: Well-drained soils. Drought-tolerant.
Uses:As a specimen, in borders or massed. Good choice for meadow or prairie gardens.
Unique Qualities: A bold, mid-summer blooming perennial with carmine, non-drooping flowers. Blooms on 2-to-4 foot sturdy stems. Excellent for cuttings.
Planting Information: Potted plants may be planted at any time during the growing season. Potted plants should be set at the same depth as they were in the pot. Water well until the plants are established.
Propagation: 'Magnus' may be propagated by seeds, basal cuttings, root cuttings, or division.