General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Plant Height: 1-2 feet (30-60 cm)
Leaves: Other: Soft to the touch.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Pink
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Days to germinate: 21-35
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow late winter, 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant in the Spring. Pinch back when transplanting. Space 16" apart. Self seeds & spreads by roots.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Marsh Woundwort
  • Marsh Betony
  • Marsh Hedgenettle
  • Hedge-Nettle
  • Lamb's Ear

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