Indian Hemp

Apocynum cannabinum

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Description:

Similar to A. androsaemifolium. This plant has smaller, cream colored flowers and narrower leaves. Moths and bees are attracted to these flowers and pollinate them. The plant grows in similar conditions to A. androsaemifolium.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Prairie Dogbane, Hemp Dogbane
Plant Family:Apocynaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Early June to late August, occasionally later
Fruit Timing:September to October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Alkaline, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Soil pH:6.1 to 7.8
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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