Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
A low-blooming herb of spring, often found on shallow soils over rich geology. Its attractive foliage is evergreen. A great groundcover for dry shade, with cheerful sunny blooms in great abundance.
Deer resistant. Host plant for the Northern Metalmark butterfly.
Height: <1′ Blooms: May
Siting: Dry to moist/well-drained soil, sun to part shade
Deer Resistance: High