Arrowleaf Balsamroot Expand

Arrowleaf Balsamroot


The sunflower-like blooms of this native wildflower are a welcome sign of spring. Native Americans used the plant for food and medicine. All parts of the plant are edible. It is drought tolerant and a prize in any natural or xeriscape garden.

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Zones:4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Growth Cycle:Perennial
Water Needs:Low, Low/Moderate
Light:Full Sun
Growth RateModerate
Height:g: Up to 3 Feet
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Color:Orange, Yellow
Special Features:Butterflies and Pollinators, Medicinal Value, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter
Growing Instructions:Can be sown in fall or directly in the ground very early in spring (January - February). Sow 3-4 seeds 1/8" deep and 18" apart in a sunny position. Germination 14 - 21 days at 0 to 10° C, (32 to 50F).