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This dwarf form of the umbrella plant grows to only about one foot tall. Darmera is a slowly spreading, shade-loving, foliage plant and is a great solution for damp soils, river banks or pond edges but also tolerates average garden conditions. The pale pink star-shaped flowers emerge first in spring followed by the large umbrella-like foliage. The leaves turn crimson in the autumn. Native to northwestern California and southwestern Oregon. Photos courtesy Great Plant Picks.
By the banks of mountain streams below 1800m. By or in cold mountain streams.