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USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Spigelia marilandica

Indian pink

Red tubular flowers with yellow throats and dark green foliage; absolutely stunning. This plant is a hummingbird favorite, butterflies love it too.

Hardy and easy to grow, prefers moist soils in part shade to full sun. 


Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

6-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Color:

Red

Spigelia marilandica Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Flowering Months

  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SPMA3