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Plants are in general fully hardy in Britain, but young leaves in spring can be destroyed by frost. New leaves are only produced in the spring and very early summer, so any damage at this time has a deep effect on the plant. A spreading plant with stoloniferous roots, forming medium size clumps. A triploid species that is not often found in the wild, it does not flower very freely and indeed there are forms that do not flower at all. The cultivar 'Normalis' flowers more freely and is very showy, but is less stoloniferous and therefore less suitable for ground cover. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer or rabbits. Plants are very attractive to slugs and snails, the young shoots in spring are especially at risk[111, K].Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus.
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