Indian Pink 2 For $11.99

Indian Pink 2 For $11.99

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Sun And Shade
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Under 3 Feet
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Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica)


Indian Pink: TN Nursery customers who adore hummingbirds know how Spigelia marilandica, or Indian Pink, is an underutilized species to attract their winged friends. This native perennial herbaceous flower, which performs beautifully in the warmer USDA growing zones, produces tubular flowers in early summer--the sweet little birds cannot resist them.


Besides being a hummingbird attractor, Indian Pink also attracts pollinator insects like butterflies, moths, and bees to help promote a healthier garden ecosystem.


Indian Pink originated in the forests of the western Appalachian region but works well across many growing regions. It enjoys shade to partial shade; the species prefers loose, moist soil with good drainage.


However, it is also a very resilient species and can tolerate short dry spells--you might need to water it during weeks that lack rainfall. Besides keeping the soil moist and providing shade, Indian Pink is a fuss-free addition to any shady yard.


You might also hear gardeners refer to this species by the following names:


  •      Pinkroot
  •      Wormgrass
  •      Woodland pinkroot


The Casual Elegance of Indian Pink


Indian Pink is a beautiful flowering herb plant with vivid coloring and an upright posture. The plants form in small- to medium-sized attractive clumps. The green-brown deciduous stem grows to between two- to three feet high.


The leaves of Indian Pink are dark green and pretty, even after the flowers finish blooming. The leaves are oval and grow in about seven pairs per stem. They grow as large as four inches long, providing a shady respite for small woodland creatures in the summer heat.


Indian Pink flowers grow erect and in small clusters of attractive tube-shaped flowers. Each cluster can contain as many as twelve blossoms. The flowers are scarlet to deep red with a bright yellow middle--the contrasting colors create a striking star pattern.


Where to Plant Indian Pink


Indian Pink is a late-spring to early-summer bloomer. Plant it anyplace you need to punch up the color during June. It works beautifully in a natural garden, shade garden, shaded rock garden, or as a border planting.


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  • 5

    Posted by INDIAN PINK PLANT on Apr 16, 2022

    Great plant, but very poisonous to dogs don't plant in your yard if you have dogs.

  • 4
    Indian Pink Plant

    Posted by Harold Toogood on Jan 23, 2022

    I made a round formation under my myrtles. They are loving the area when shaded and just look fairly beautiful.

  • 5

    Posted by Nathan Lewis on Jan 12, 2022

    These plants are really good and have a great roots.

  • 5

    Posted by Ronald Ross on Jan 11, 2022

    This is an excellent spot for purchasing beautiful plants. Staff are friendly and very informative.

  • 4
    The plant roots came arrived quickly , nicely packaged.

    Posted by Sandy Ragan on Jun 23, 2021

    I haven’t planted them yet, I will keep them in the refrigerator for several weeks before planting them.

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates

Ships November through April