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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
Perennial
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

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