Spigelia marilandica
(Indian Pink)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Spigelia marilandica, or Indian Pink, is native to the southeastern United States. It grows in moist open woods, as well as woodland edges. It blooms in mid summer, with bright red, tubular flowers with yellow petals.

This species is easy to identify by its red tubular flowers. There is just not much else like it. It is not a common plant, and is very coveted by many garden enthusiasts.

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