Dicentra canadensis, Squirrel Corn, Native Bare Root Perennial

$6.00

Dicentra canadensis, Squirrel Corn, Native Bare Root Perennial

(requires a minimum purchase of 5 plants)

5 or more $6.00 each
25 or more $3.50 each
50 or more $1.90 each
300 or more $1.80 each

1000 or more please call.

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Native bare root plants are dug and shipped while dormant, mid November to early spring.

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Description

Dicentra canadensis, Squirrel Corn, Native Bare Root Perennial

Attractive Flowers:
Average – Dry soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Drought Tolerant:
Drought tolerant:
Erosion Control:
Groundcover:
Loamy Soil – mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
Part – Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
Part Sun – Part Shade :
Perennial:
Pollinator support:
UPL – Almost never occur in wetlands:
Woodland flower:

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White, Pink
Bloom Time: April, May

Distribution

USA: CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

Canada: NS
Native Distribution: Que. & N.S. to MN, s. to GA, TN & MO
Native Habitat: Open, deciduous woods

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Humus-rich soil. Tolerates limestone.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Contributes ephemeral spring color and fragrance to the mountainous Eastern shade garden.
Use Wildlife: Attracts chipmunk and mice.
Warning: POISONOUS PARTS: All parts. Toxic only in large quantities. Causes minor skin irritation when touched, lasting only for a few minutes. Symptoms includes trembling, staggering, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, labored breathing. Skin irritation after repeated contact with the cell sap. Toxic Principle: Several isoquinolone alkaloids. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.)
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes