University of Illinois Extension
Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Spring Beauty
Claytonia virginica

Spring Beauty
Spring Beauty

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 6 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
White
 
Bloom Season
April - April
 

Features

Small white to light pink flowers veined with pink in early spring.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil.

Notes

Found in moist woods. Naturalizes through both seed and under ground tubers. Usually goes dormant within a few weeks of blooming.