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Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Yellowroot

Yellowroot has interesting tiny brownish purple flowers in spring and later produce star-shaped fruit enjoyed by birds and small animals.  The foliage of Xanthoriza ia bright green and celery-like, it forms a dense carpet innumerous types of conditions.  Yellowroot has long been used by Native Americans as a dye.  Fall color starts off yellow and changes to a reddish purple later in the season.  Yellowroot spreads to make an excellent colonizing groundcover. Good for banks and soil stabilization.

Height

3 Feet

Spread

10 Feet

Bloom Color

Purple

USDA Hardiness Zone

3
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
750 Xanthorhiza simplicissima #2 9-12"
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Erosion Control
Fall Color - Attractive
Full Shade
Groundcover
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Wet
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Food Source for Wildlife
Tolerance
Clay Soil Tolerant
Dry Shade Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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