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Claytonia virginica

Virginia spring beauty

The flowers of this spring ephemeral open successively, yielding a great length of bloom. It emerges along with bloodroot and trout lily, lending a thready, delicate elegance to open woodlands and shady patches in early spring when few other species are in bloom.

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Height: 2-4 in
Spread: 4-6 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Part Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture
Wet
Average
Ecoregion
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Additional Attributes
Spring Ephemeral


North American Distribution


Virginia spring beauty - Claytonia virginica from Native Plant Trust
Virginia spring beauty - Claytonia virginica from Native Plant Trust
Virginia spring beauty - Claytonia virginica from Native Plant Trust