• Height At Maturity Under 3 Feet
  • Ships Year Round
  • Exposure Sun & Shade
  • Bloom Season Spring
  • Bloom Color White
  • Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Usage Flowering,Flower Gardens & Beds
  • Categories Perennials
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Squirrel Corn Plant


$5.99 - $159.99


SKU: 44

Product Description

Squirrel Corn is a Shade Dwelling, Herbaceous Wildflower Perennial

Squirrel Corn Plant – Dicentra canadensis. Squirrel Corn is a shade-dwelling, herbaceous perennial with hanging or erect, greenish-white, creamed colored, or pinkish-tinged heart-shaped flowers, which bloom between April and May. The average height of this high insect and a disease-resistant plant can range from 6 to 12 inches. The short stem, blue-grey, and smooth leaves give the foliage a fern-like appearance. The common name stems from the underground yellow clustered root system, which resembles corn kernels. It can be seen growing in both the wild or gardens as a fragrant ornamental addition to the landscape.

Squirrel Corn is an Excellent Choice for Ornamental Plant Additions in your Garden

This wildflower is seen a lot growing in parks and other areas. The flowers of Squirrel Corn will be heart-shaped and a pale pink color when in bloom. These wildflowers will look great in flower gardens and natural areas when growing. This wildflower is used a lot as an ornamental plant for gardens.

Squirrel Corn is a small herbaceous plant that is native to the Woodlands of eastern United States. Squirrel Corn plants can be found growing in most moist woodlands and bogs. This plant grows in dry soils and can be found in various spots along with the Appalachian mountain range. Squirrel Corn will go dormant for most of the year and will only appear in spring when it is time to bloom. The tubers for this plant are spread easily by small woodland rodents. Squirrel Corn is not for human consumption. 


It is often found growing in parks where they have extensive gardens. It also does excellent in average soils and will even grow well in moist soil conditions. Its blooms are heart-shaped and white. Squirrels and rabbits love squirrel corn.


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