Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best foliage color in obtained in sun but plants also grows well in shade. Wide soil tolerance, but prefers moist, humusy soils. Spreads rapidly by stolons and can be quite aggressive in lawns. Plants may be mowed on high setting after blooming in order to remove spent flower spikes and to tidy the appearance of the planting.