Epilobium angustifolium


Common Name: fireweed
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:2 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:2 to 8
Flower Colour:bright pink spikes
Bloom Time:midsummer
Comments:Aggressive spreading plant.
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:New name: Chamerion angustifolium ssp. angustifolium
Picture Copyright: J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database