Spigelia marilandica - Plant
Common name: Indian pink
Color: Red and yellow
Bloom time: June
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Indian Pink grows best in partial to full shade in soil with high organic content. It is a very hardy plant. It should be planted no later than the end of July for use in gardens and containers. Once established it should not to be transplanted.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Water coral bells deeply the night before transplanting them to prevent dehydration and stress.
- Run a hose at the base of the plant until the soil feels very moist in the top few inches.
Remove just enough soil from the root ball to reveal the ends of the roots.
- Run water over the root ball to wash away a little more soil.
- Avoid handling the roots too much, because they break easily.
Shaded border fronts, shade gardens, woodland gardens, wildflower gardens or native plant gardens.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
No serious insect or disease problems.
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