A distinctive, showy bloomer for wet areas- a clump of queen of the prairie in bloom is a sight to behold! Leaves will scorch if the roots are allowed to dry out. Achieves impressive sizes and may form colonies in optimal conditions. An absolute stunner in a rain garden or wet prairie!
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Sand Loam, Clay Loam
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jun-Jul
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers have pollen but no nectar- the pollen attracts bees, flies, and beetles. Wasps and butterflies may investigate the flowers for nectar, but generally do not frequent flowers. Foliage is rarely bothered by mammals.