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Spigelia marilandica

Common names: Indian Pink, Pinkroot
Hardy to zones: 6 – 9

This plant is simply beautiful. Compact clumps, 18″ to 24″ bloom profusely in May and June. Likes full sun or a bright shade edge and decent drainage but is not fussy. Emerges a bit late in the spring. Self sows where happy. Excellent cut flower.

It has a poisonous alkaloid- spigeline- so don’t eat it! Like many poisonous plants it’s also has folk¬† medicinal uses.

Plant Nativity

Eastern US

Plant Category

Perennial

Sizes Available

3" pots, gallons occasionally