General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize

Common names
  • Spreading dogbane
  • Bitterroot
  • Flytrap dogbane

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  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Aug 6, 2016 1:47 PM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific NW, found on open hillsides and ridges in dry, warm well-drained sites, at low to subalpine elevations. Can be toxic to livestock and humans. The stem fibers are strong and may be used for cordage.

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