Hydrophyllum virginianum


Common Name: virginiana waterleaf
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:12 to 16 inches
Width:12 to 18 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:pale violet
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Leaves variegated silver or gray as if splashed with water.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
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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.