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Chimaphila umbellata

Pipsissewa

Description:

A member of the evergreen family, Pyrolaceae. The plant has dish shaped, white or pink flowers, and sometimes has leaves. Flowers bloom in the summer. Prefers dry, shady uplands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Prince's Pine
Plant Family:Pyrolaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Bloom Time:Late June to mid July
Fruit Timing:July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Shade
Light Range:Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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