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Smooth Agalinis

Agalinis purpurea

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Description:

Plant has purple flowers with hairless, grooved stems. They grow in both uplands and wetlands in acidic, sandy soils and flower from July to September. The flowers will tolerate all light conditions.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Purple False Foxglove, Purple Gerardia
Plant Family:Orobanchaceae
Plant Duration:Annual
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:July to September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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