• Plant Type: Perennial
• Sunlight: Partial to full shade
• Soils: moist, well-drained
• Bloom Time: Yellow flowers mostly in spring, with sporadic flowers into September
• Size: 6 inches, spread 24 inches
Low growing semi-evergreen groundcover. Drought tolerant and good for naturalizing. Native to Pennsylvania and states south. Plant is susceptible to mildew in situations with poor drainage and too much mulch limiting air flow around the leaves. Resistant to fire. Early spring flowers support pollinators. Plant along woodland edges, walkways, rock gardens.
Dwarf Iris (Iris cristata), Foam Flower (Tiarella spp), Eastern Wood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis)
• Attracts wide variety of pollinators looking for early season nectar.
• Seeds are eaten by songbirds.
Naturally occurs in woodlands.