Epilobium coloratum

Purple-leaved Willow-herb



Herbaceous plant with round or square stems. Flowers are light pink or white. Four petals, each with a notch. Foliage is fragile and easily damaged. Grows in moist to wet conditions and prefers soil with organic matter.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Onagraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Mid July to September
Fruit Timing:Mid August to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist
Soil pH:Neutral, Slightly Alkaline, Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist

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