Zone Map 3-8

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Cool Growth Cycle - Cool Cool
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Spring


  • Native to North America
  • Thrives in wet areas
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Bioretention/Rain Gardens
  • Bioswales/Vegetated swales
  • Meadow/Prairie Plantings


  • Growth rate: fast
  • Can be grown in 1, 2 or 3 gallon
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Watering: keep evenly moist; requires constant moisture in containers; do not allow to dry out
  • Fertilizing: slow-release fertilizer, medium rate
  • Possible pests: no major pests
  • Overwintering: no special requirements

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • Great restoration plant for wet areas and seasonally moist soils in open areas
  • Appropriate for wet meadows, fields, and prairies
  • Adaptable to a wide range of habitats and soil textures
  • North American native that naturalizes well
  • Tolerates temporary flooding
  • Cold hardy to zone 3
  • Under ideal conditions, will spread rapidly to control erosion

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