PlantsRhexia→Pale Meadow Beauty (Rhexia mariana)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 18 to 30 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1/4 inch brown upright urn-shaped capsule containing numerous seeds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Four petaled flowers can be rosy pink, pale purple or white with large bright yellow to orange-yellow anthers.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bumblebees

meadow beauty #18 (RAB p. 747, 136-1-6)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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NOID white flower turns pink by greene Jun 23, 2016 4:49 PM 2
Meadow beauty (Rhexia virginica) by kylaluaz Aug 16, 2015 5:53 PM 5
Plant ID by MHIGDON Oct 27, 2015 2:19 PM 26
Swamp Sunflower by Horntoad Oct 20, 2012 5:55 AM 8

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