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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

Height: 4'-7'

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.

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