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Waterleaf, Great Waterleaf
A little spring sun with summer shade, medium moisture level, rich loam soil with abundant organic matter, slightly acid to neutral pH. 1-2 ½ feet height, blooms in spring, purple flowers, spreads by rhizomes and by re-seeding.
Germination Code: E or L
Native Region: Concentrated in Middle Tennessee and very lightly in East and West Tennessee
Biennial. Attractive flowers. Attracts bees.