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Broad flat dense clusters of small woozy white flowers from May through August, large serrate basal leaves are rough & aromatic, similar but smaller leaves extend up the stout flowering stalk, prefers rich soil, clay & gravel tolerant, drought tolerant, good for erosion control, good cut flower/dried flower, develops both a tap root & rhizomes, best transplanted into gardens in the spring just after the chance of frost is past, attracts pollinators. This plant was used as a source of quinine in the early 1900's.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
2-4 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8a
Deer Resistant

Native Range: MA to s MN, south to n GA, LA, and e TX

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks.

Wild Quinine Seed Packet $4.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*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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