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Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 2-3 feet
Bloom Color: Light Green
Bloom Season: May – June
Suggested Uses: Prairie Alumroot is excellent for use on upland prairie and shoreline restoration projects. Does very well on dry, sandy and gravelly soils and is attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well under evergreens. Nice along garden borders. Wonderful bold foliage turning to a showy red and orange in the fall. Leaves are semi-evergreen. Makes a nice ground cover and a great fresh cut flower too. Successfully used on green roofs.
Native Range: Native to the Midwest. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.
Pollinators: Small native bees.
Flowers: Relatively inconspicuous flowers form on spikes.
Leaves: Basal leaves are long, deeply lobed and form a rosette around the flowering stems. Stems are hairy. Beautiful!
Other Names: Richardson’s Alumroot
More information: USDA plant profile