Indian Pink - Blooming Age Plants
- Plant Name- Botanical Name - Indian Pink - Spigelia Marilandica Hardy Planting Zones- 5-9 Sun or Shade – Full shade to partial shade Mature Height - 12-38" Mature Width- 12-16" Bloom Season – Early summer (May to June) Gardener Status- Beginner
Indian Pink - Spigelia marilandica
It seems like these plants are loved by hummingbirds. Hummingbird feeders resemble the plant. Best to plant during May and June. Indian Pink has a pink colored, but almost red in the center to make it bold.
Needs to have a fertile, moist soil. It does not require fertilizer it can adapt. These plants are prone to pests like insects, and they can not compete with weeds or aggressive plants. Add anywhere for color addition.
Indian Pink brings color
These plants look great around paths in your gardens, your flower beds and just about around anything. These are lovely and pretty plants with lots of colors. One needs to collect the seed heads before they burst everywhere, which ejects the seeds. These seeds can be saved and transplanted anywhere else. Transplanting this plant and re-growing makes it a favorite.