Red-stemmed Filaree (Erodium cicutarium) in the Erodiums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Spread: Introduced species that has become an invasive weed in North America.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: around 70 F for best germination
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Preferred depth: Erodiums prefer a tall container

Photo: Didier Descouens

Honey Bees in the Garden:  AprilHoney Bees in the Garden: April
April 10, 2011

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.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 3:01 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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