Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Yellowroot (Xanthorhiza simplicissima)
    Buttercup Family
    Blooms: 3-4 weeks, yellow/purple, Mar-Apr
    Leaves: Lacy, lobed and toothed, nice fall color
    Height: 2-3’
    Space: 2-3
    Soil: Moist-Average
    Exposure:  Part sun-Part shade
    Fauna: Small bees, flies, animals feed on seeds
    Seeds:  Star shaped clusters

    Deer Resistance: Medium
    Zone: 3-9
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Piedmont and Mountains, uncommon in the Sandhills
    Provenance: Unknown, asexually propagated