Indian Pink

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Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica) has become one of my favorite  native Kentucky wildflowers. I added it to my shade garden last summer. The bright red, yellow-tipped blooms in late May and early June are quite dramatic.

close-up photo of Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica)

And the attractive, dark green foliage will add texture to the shade garden throughout the summer.

photograph of Indian Pink plant in flower

Indian Pink is a beautiful plant that does well in dry shade, is about 18″ tall, and is not invasive. It definitely meets my criteria for a favorite native wildflower.

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