General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Bright yellow with reddish-brown spotting on the pouch.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65ºF - 70ºF
Days to germinate: 1 to 3 months.
Depth to plant seed: Shallowly sow, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 6, 2020 4:31 PM concerning plant:
    Brightly colored summer flowers with large inflated lower lips that resemble little slippers or pouches.
    For best results (if planting more than one of these plants), space each one at least a foot apart from each other.
    Landscape uses:
    Use slipperwort as an edging for a shady perennial bed, in a rock garden or among ferns.

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