Masses of 1/2-1 inch purple flowers from April through June, mottled leaves usually tripartite and fern-like, adaptable, prefers acid but tolerates alkaline soil, tolerates poor or rocky soil, supports native bees including some specialist species, plants grow up to 5 inch tall the first year and remain evergreen with hints of purple through the winter - plants then shoot up early the second year to flower, set seed, and die so make sure you allow it to re-seed. A plant of dappled rocky woodlands.
1-2 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5b-8a
Native Range: nw NJ west to IL & se MO, south to n GA, AL, & MS. Rare in NJ, PA, OH, SC, & MS
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order