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Epilobium angustifolium

More About Epilobium angustifolium

  • AKA Chamerion angustifolium
  • Tall branchless flower stems with purple flowers
  • Blooms from June to September
  • Willow-like green foliage

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and most of the Northern Hemisphere

Zone:

2

Height:

60-150 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Purple
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Fireweed Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. Hot, dry locations often cause Epilobium to go into dormancy. Remove spent flowers for additional blooms and to prevent self-seeding in unwanted areas. 


Epilobium angustifolium Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Roadside planting
Woodland/woods edge