- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Spigelia marilandica
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: spy-GEEL-ee-ah mar-i-LAND-ih-ka
- TAGS: Plant Tags: hummingbird and showy bloom. Plant Types: Perennial.
Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica) is a clump-forming perennial that does very well in gardens. It blooms from the bottom upward and the flowering season can be prolonged by removing the flowers as they fade. It likes part-shade to full-shade, medium-wet conditions; prefers moist, organically rich soils; good for shaded gardens, woodland gardens, and...