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False alum root Overview
There is only one species in this genera - T. grandiflora or the fringe cup, but there are many varieties and cultivars of this herbaceous perennial, popular as garden plants for their clumps of lobed leaves in various colours and dainty erect flower stems. The species is native to Northwest USA and Canada but has naturalised in countries where it is gown as a garden specimen. It prefers shade but is tolerant of most conditions.
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How to propagate False alum root
Propagation is by division in the spring.
Seed in the autumn.
Other uses of False alum root
Makes good ground cover and is ideal for cool, semi-shaded woodland gardens and under shrubs in sunny borders.