Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Spigelia marilandica Little Redhead (Indian Pink)

This herbaceous, clump-forming perennial features erect wiry stems bearing 4-7 pairs of tapered, lanceolate leaves and are topped with tubular flowers that are deep scarlet on the outside and open to reveal yellow inside. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture