Low, fern-like ground cover with beautiful spring blooming purple-pink heart shape flower clusters.
Height: 15 – 50cm
Other Uses: Y
Poisonous: Y (flower)
Soil: moist forest floor, humus-rich, moist soil, with lots of organic matter
Watering: consistently moist
Sun: shade to part sun
Usually found at: moist forests, ravines, streambanks, low to middle elevation
Pollinators & wildlife: hummingbirds
Ornamental: beautiful flowers and feathery leaves are just beautiful!
Leaves: long, soft, light green and feathery leaves like ferns
Flowers: pink and purple hearts, and grow in clusters at the end of a stem
Berries: green seed pods with black seeds
First Nations uses: the roots can be used to make a drink that helps skin problems and other diseases.