Chamerion angustifolium
Plants of the Southwest

Chamerion angustifolium

Fireweed

This rhizomatous perennial bears spikes of large, orchid pink, 4-petaled flowers. Fireweed is a vigorous 4 ft. plant that blooms all summer. Found along mountain streams, clearings and disturbed areas at high elevations. In your garden it will need extra water. Sow in fall or stratify 2 months and sow in spring. Zones 2-6.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 23456


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