|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Soil pH Preferences:||Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
|Plant Height:||12 to 24 inches|
|Plant Spread:||Introduced species that has become an invasive weed in North America.|
|Fruit:||Edible to birds
Other: Sharp pointed, narrow capsules.
|Fruiting Time:||Late summer or early fall
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
Late spring or early summer
Suitable for forage
|Propagation: Seeds:||Self fertile
Needs specific temperature
Can handle transplanting
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
Moths and Butterflies
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Preferred depth: Erodiums prefer a tall container
|Miscellaneous:||Tolerates poor soil
April showers bring May flowers, which means plenty of food for honey bees. Gardeners will soon be busy setting out the plants they bought or grew from seeds. And now that the number of honey bees has increased, the honey supers are being filled with surplus honey.