Osmorhiza claytonii

Osmorhiza claytonii


Sweet Cicely Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: May – June

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Sweet Cicely is an excellent plant for woodland gardens and rain gardens. Grows well under evergreens.  Attracts beneficial insects. All parts of the plant are edible and have an anise-like scent and flavor.

Native Range: Native to the Midwest, Appalachia and the Northeast.

Pollinators: Small bees and other beneficial insects.

Flowers: The 5 petaled flowers are about 1/16″ wide and grow in sparse slat-topped clusters.

Leaves: The fern-like, alternate leaves are divided into toothed or lobed leaflets 2/3″-3 1/2″ long.

Other Name: Clayton’s Sweetroot

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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