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Venus’ Pride, Large or Mountain Houstonia
Houstonia purpurea (Hedyotis purpurea)
Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, rocky or sandy soil, moderately acid to slightly acid pH. 6-8 inches height, blooms in spring, white to pale purple flowers.
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Native Region: Statewide
Tubular flowers. Grows naturally in moist conditions throughout open rocky woods, rock inclines, and stream or creek banks.