Phytolacca, a delightful, perennial shrub commonly called pokeweed, is an unusual plant native to the eastern US and California. The plant growth is incredibly fast, going from a small sprout to a plant ten foot tall with hanging clusters of grapelike purple berries in just one season! Treelike when mature, pokeweed is advantageous to a homeopath's remedy, and pokeweed has been used for a variety of cures. They are well known for their delightful pink to purple stalk, green leaves, and purple berries; the soil will determine its color. The berries, having been used for its ability to stain, are an excellent dye designed by Indians for coloring their feathers, Having been used for its ability to stain
The Pokeweed plant can be quite a large plant. These are perennial wildflowers which mean they will come back each year. These plants are trendy for their medicinal qualities and are heavily used in holistic medicine. They will begin to bloom in midsummer months and last until winter. The blooms are tiny pink and white flowers that will attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. These plants will also draw other small animals because it produces a berry when the blooms stop. They prefer moist soil, with good drainage available.