“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
The plants, consisting of rounded, year-round, dark-green foliage 3- to 5-inches high, spread moderately fast to form an excellent ground cover. Flat-topped flower clusters appear in April and May 10 to 14 inches above the foliage.
Part of our Pollinator Buffet plant tag series. The wasp-like cuckoo bee lays its eggs in other bees’ nests. An indicator of healthy bee populations. Many bees, flies, and beetles use the nectar and pollen. Host to northern metalmark butterfly.
Stream Edge, Forest, Wetland
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Early (Feb - Apr
Mid (May - June)