Called Beardtongue because its sterile stamen has a tuft of hairs, this clump-forming perennial features white, two-lipped tubular flowers that bloom from an erect rigid stem.
Called Beardtongue because its sterile stamen has a tuft of hairs, this clump-forming perennial features white, two-lipped tubular flowers that bloom from an erect rigid stem. The blooms appear in mid-spring to early summer. Can be seen growing in open woods, prairies and beside railroad tracks. They like well-drained soil and full sun.
Water only as needed
Average Landscape Size:
Growth Height: 3’-5’
Growth Width: 1’6”-2’
Showy white blooms make good cut flowers
Mass in sunny borders, wild gardens, native plant gardens or naturalized areas
3’-5’H X 1’6”-2’W, clump-forming
This plant is hardy and grows easily. Soil can be enriched with compost if needed. Will grow in any well-drained soil. The plants are best started in somewhat dry soil. They rarely need any additional watering even during the active growing season.
Water:Water only as needed
- Cut Flowers
- Rock Garden
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