Looking for a hardy and unique perennial. Why not take a closer look at the squaw-root plant? This cone shaped plant grows easily among oak and beech trees. A cone shape bloom, a pale cream in color proves very easy to grow. When bloomed it resembles the shape of common pine cones. The height ranges from 1 to three feet tall when fully mature.
This wonderful variety is self-seeding, spreading beautifully at the root of its tree source. While most plants seek sunlight, squaw-root plants look to attach to the roots of oak and beech trees for its life source. Many gardeners enjoy the beauty with little effort, and so can you.
Like many plants found in nature, it too has medicinal properties. Used by many herbalists as an expectorant to reduce congestion and in the treatment of bronchial related conditions. It has been used to reduce toxins by promoting perspiration. As a diuretic increasing the elimination of excess water in some patients. This variety has been known to be very helpful for easing the child birth process as well. So, why not look into planting this beauty today!