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.Native EnvironmentWetland, Stream Edge
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Foxglove Beard Tongue
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