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Stachytarpheta mutabilis/Pink Snakeweed

Stachytarpheta mutabilis / Stachytarpheta mutabilis
A spike of coral colored flowers and foliage
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A spike of coral colored flowers and foliage

Spike of flowers in early stage of development



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Scientific Name: Stachytarpheta mutabilis
Common Name: Pink Snakeweed
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a perennial herb that it grown for its coral colored flowers that are produced on tall spikes above the coarse textured foliage. The flowers open from the bottom of the spike up to the top over an extended period. This is a relatively easy perennial to grow in the summer flower garden.