An iconic spring woodland flower with delicate but showy pale purple blooms! Prefers fertile soils, but can adapt to drier, poorer soils. Naturalizes well in favorable conditions.
Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Loam
Bloom Color: Light Purple
Bloom Time: Apr-May
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees (including a specialist species), flies, butterflies, and skippers. Hosts the bridled arches, omnivorous leafroller, and geranium budworm moths, and a few smaller insects. Deer occasionally browse foliage.