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Indian Hemp (Apocynum cannabinum) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Indian Hemp
Apocynum cannabinum

Flowers of Indian Hemp
Flowers of Indian Hemp

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 4 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
June - August
 

Features

Small white flowers in summer; thin, pod-like fruit in late summer.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soil to wet sites; can also tolerate some dryness.

Notes

This plant is s strong grower and can become aggressive.