American Ipecac

A tough, semi-woody rootstock sprouts slender, reddish-colored, semi-erect, delicate stems lined with alternate, feathery palmate leaves and topped with wispy flowers. Flowers are white with five drooping petals that flutter in the breeze. The flowers are followed by brown seed capsules. Thrives in rich moist shady soil.

Scientific Name: Gillenia stipulata
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May, June
Butterfly Host: N/A
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: Yes
Fruit: Reddish-brown ovoid capsules containing seeds that persist into winter.
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5'
Light Needs: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: 1.5
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Community Garden, Planter, Street Scape, Urban Garden, Border Woodland, Mesic, Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Shade, Other
Water Needs: Average, Moist

Price: $10.00

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