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Type: Perennial

Sun: Full sun to part shade

Water Needs: Average, regular watering

Height: 2'- 5'

Spread: 1'-3'  Spreads by rhizomens and self-seeding. 

Spacing: 36"

Bloom Time: June-September

Bloom Description: Pink-Magenta
Maintenance: Average

Soil Drainage: Moist but well-drained, Pooly Drained, Well-Drained

Suggested Use: Naturalize

Attracts:  Attracts bees, moths and hummingbirds. Larval Host: White lined sphinx moth. Special Value to Honey Bees

Tips:  Promptly remove spent flower stems to encourage additional bloom and to prevent unwanted self-seeding. Plants spread by both rhizomes and self-seeding (seeds have silky seed hairs which facilitate easy dispersal by the wind to remote areas). This plant can be both persistent and aggressive in garden areas. Some susceptibility to powdery mildew, downy mildew, rust and fungal leaf spots.

Chamerion angustifolium, Fireweed - JUNE

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