Spigelia marilandica

Indian Pink

$ 14.95

Item #: 1208
Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

Want some color in the shade in summer? Try Indian Pink for early summer flowers in good soil and light shade. Clumps grow to 2 feet tall. Leaves occur along stems in 4 to 7 pairs, and flowers occur in one-sided, curving, terminal clusters. Individual flowers are a blazing scarlet, tubular, and have 5 pointed lobes that are bright yellow on the inside. The colors are strong and vivid. Good companions would include Eared Coreopsis, Golden Groundsel, and Sundrops.

 

Characteristics

Deer Resistant

Hummingbird Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Not too hard to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Mostly sunny, Half and half,

Mostly shady

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moist, Moderately moist

Size

full quart

Height

24 to 36, 12 to 24

 

 

 

Flower Color

Red, scarlet

Bloom Time

Mid summer

Spread

24in

Hardiness Zones

6, 7, 8, 9