Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    American Ipecac (Gillenia stipulata)
    Rose Family
    Blooms: White with red, 3-4 weeks, May-June
    Leaves: Deeply dissected, strongly toothed, red, yellow, and orange fall color
    Height: 1-3
    Space: 18-24"
    Soil: Average-Dry
    Exposure: Part sun-Part shade
    Fauna: Mostly bees, some butterflies
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 4-8
    Seeds:  ½”, slightly beaked, contains few seeds
    Native Status: NC native, rare in the Piedmont
    Provenance: Unknown, seed grown