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Elegant violet or magenta 1 inch tubular flowers with white lobes on woolly branching stalks from June through July, a woolly stem with 2-4" leaves almost up to the flowering head, drought tolerant once established, unusual cut flower, attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, bees & moths, food plant for Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly caterpillars (Euphydryas phaeton), prefers well-drained soil.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: ME s. QC & s. ON to WI, south to VA, & n. TN. Rare in MA & RI

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Northeastern Beardtongue in a 3.5 inch pot $11.25
Northeastern Beardtongue Seed Packet $5.00 (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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