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Clusters (up to 1 inch) of small purple flowers on branched long stems giving a very colorful & airy appearance from August through frost, broad leaves can be 8 inch long at the base of the plant and give the plant it's name, the leaves become much narrower & shorter on the flowering stems, tolerates very poor soil, attracts Butterflies.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-3.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. NJ & PA, west to KS, south to FL & TX. Rare in NJ & PA

Germination - Very Easy: No treatment. Surface sow & press into soil. Cool temperatures to germinate.

Carolina Elephant's Foot in a 3.5 inch pot $9.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

Carolina Elephant's Foot Seed Packet $4.00

*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.

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