Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Spigelia marilandica Ragin Cajun (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 bright cardinal red 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 Moisture