Hedyotis longifolia


Common Name: Long-leaved Summer Bluet
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:5 to 10 inches
Width:6 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:dry, well drained
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:
Flower Colour:pale purple to white
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Tough drought-adapted plant. Good for edging.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.