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Spigelia marilandica

Indian Pink

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Spigelia marilandica (Indian Pink)

Rated as a "Top 10 Hummingbird Plant," Indian Pink is spectacular. It is an easy-to-grow perennial that naturally occurs beside streams and open wood edges. The flowers, which look like stars, emerge in late spring and are bright crimson and tubular. When open, the flowers have yellow throats.

Additional Information:

1-2 Feet


1-1 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica), Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum biflorum), Wild Sweet William (Phlox divaricata), Missouri Gooseberry (Ribes missouriense), American Snowbell (Styrax americana)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Nature Attracting


Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture


Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade