Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)
    Lizard Tail Family
    Blooms: White, 4-5 weeks, June-July
    Leaves: Dark green, glossy, 3-6” heart shaped
    Height: 2-4’
    Space: 1-2’
    Soil: Moist-Wet
    Exposure:  Part Sun-Shade
    Fauna: Small bees and flies, cover for wildlife
    Seeds: Curved ‘tails’ remain attractive seed structures
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-9
    Native Status: NC Native, common in the Piedmont and Sandhills, uncommon in the Mountains
    Provenance: North Carolina ecotype, asexually propagated