$4.25 – $6.95
Please Note: These plants may go into summer semi-dormancy during hot periods.
Soil: Mesic(Medium) to Xeric(Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 1 1/2″ short-stalked flowers grow in loose clusters. The 5 petals are un-toothed, or slightly toothed.
Leaves: The opposite leaves are about 6″ long.
Red is an unusual color flower to find on the prairie! This Illinois native has very showy red flowers that attracts both the Black Swallowtail Butterfly and Ruby-Throated Hummingbird! It grows on moist to slightly dry soils and would be a lovely addition to the butterfly or hummingbird garden!
More Information: This wildflower takes a while to reach its mature size. This plant is not utilized enough in the home garden!!! It is native to Illinois.