General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 1 to 3 feet (30-90 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Eastern Willow Herb
  • Cinnamon Willow-Herb
  • Purpleleaf Willowherb
  • Purple-Leaf Willow Herb

Photo Gallery
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 2023-09-16
Location: Canada
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 1995  July
Epilobium coloratum  in bloom
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 1995  august
Epilobium coloratum    curly seedpods

Date: July
credit: John Cameron

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