Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Cinnamon Willow Herb, Purpleleaf Willowherb

Cinnamon Willow Herb, Purpleleaf Willowherb

Epilobium coloratum

Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH. 2-3 feet height, pink to red flowers blooming in summer, spreads slowly by re-seeding.

Germination Code: C(60), D

Native Region:  Eastern Tennessee and Highland Rim of Middle Tennessee

Member of the Evening Primrose Family. Typically a wetland plant and grows in a range of wet places, such as shores, stream banks, swamps, meadows and moist spots in forests and ditches.

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