Provides early spring color to landscapes; seed is persistent in soils; can be invasive in riparian areas.
General Product Information:
Item Number: HESMAT01
Species Type: Naturalized
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A bunch-type flowering species.
Habitat: Low woods, wet meadows, roadside ditches.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: Pink, purplish pink, white
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.2 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.0
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Approximate seeds per lb: 224,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine