Reddish brown spikes from May to June rise above the long graceful leaves, good clumping foliage plant spreading by rhizomes and seeds, can form dense tussucks up to 4 feet wide, excellent wildlife food value (various birds eat the seeds), host plant for several butterflies including the Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice), Mulberry Wing (Poanes-massasoit), somewhat salt tolerant, evergreen, good Rain Garden plant.
Native Range: Labrador west to c. ON and ND, south to c. TX across to se SC
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order