$7.95 – $9.95
Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part to Shade
Flowers: The 1/4″ – 1/2″ bell-shaped flowers have 5 sepals and 5 united petals, and 5 stamens. They grow in a spherical cluster of flowers that rises above the leaves.
Leaves: The divided leaves are 2″-5″ long with 5-7 lance-shaped or ovate, toothed leaflets.
This is a very shade loving ground cover and is an excellent plant for wooded shoreline restoration projects or in woodland gardens. The foliage is deeply lobed and “water-marked” giving it added interest!
Food Uses: Young leaves can be boiled and served with vinegar if collected before the flowers appear.
Name: The leaves often have what appear to be water spots, giving it the name “waterleaf.” Also called Eastern Waterleaf and Shawnee-salad!