“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
A profusion of tubular, bright-white flowers on strong stems in May and June are magnets for many long-tongued bees. Used also by hummingbirds. Attractive seed pods are almost red in summer. A hardy and versatile, long-lived beardtongue.
Part of our Pollinator Buffet plant tag series. The two-spotted bumble bee is an early spring bee whose small workers prefer tubular flowers. Used by many bees, bumble bees, and hummingbirds.
Wetland, Stream Edge
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Mid (May - June)
Fresh Cut Flower