The delicate white flowers of Bloodroot emerge in early spring before the leaves fully emerge. Bloodroot makes a great native ground cover for any wildlife friendly garden!
Habitat: Rich, deciduous woods. Grows best in moist, well drained soil in shady areas. Benefits from a layer of leaf litter.
Blooms: White flowers in early spring.
Height: 6 - 12 in
Light: Shade to part shade
Moisture: Moist, well drained
Soil: Hummus rich, loam
Companions: Does well with other woodland plants with delicate foliage such as ferns, sedges or Baneberry.
Propagation: Plant seeds immediately after ripening. Divide Bloodroot in spring/fall. Seeds are naturally spread by ants.
Wildlife Value: Early food source for native pollinators.