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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
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
Purple
White
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
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Bumblebees

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Common names
  • Pale Meadow Beauty
  • Maryland Meadow-Beauty
  • Maryland Meadowbeauty
  • Meadow Beauty
  • Bog Beauty

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Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: September 23, 2021
Meadow beauty #18; RAB p 743, 136-1-1. AG p.183, 40-1-?, "A name
Location: Lutz, FL
Date: 2015-10-05
Location: Flatwoods Park - Hillsborough County, Florida
Date: 02-NOV-2004
Photo courtesy of Brian Ahern
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Reservoir Park)
Date: August 17, 2022
Meadow beauty #18; RAB p 743, 136-1-1. AG p.183, 40-1-?, "A name
Location: Lutz, FL
Date: 2015-10-05
Location: Lutz, FL
Date: 2015-10-05
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Reservoir Park)
Date: August 17, 2022
Meadow beauty #18; RAB p 743, 136-1-1. AG p.183, 40-1-?, "A name
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Reservoir Park)
Date: August 17, 2022
Meadow beauty #18; RAB p 743, 136-1-1. AG p.183, 40-1-?, "A name
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Reservoir Park)
Date: August 17, 2022
Meadow beauty #18; RAB p 743, 136-1-1. AG p.183, 40-1-?, "A name
Location: Three Lakes WMA - Osceola County, Florida
Date: 09-OCT-2004
Photo courtesy of Brian Ahern
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