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Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Virginia Waterleaf
Hydrophyllum virginianum

Leaves of Virginia Waterleaf
Leaves of Virginia Waterleaf

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 6 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Lavender
White
 
Bloom Season
May - August
 

Features

Clusters of white to lavender flowers. The leaves have 5-7 lobes, and are sometimes green, sometimes marked with silvery spots

Culture

Light shade; moist, well drained sites.

Notes

Found in moist woods.