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Growth habit in full bloom

Foliage and inflorescences

American ipecac
Gillenia stipulata


Palmately lobed, deeply veined and serrate leaves, red stems, and 5-petaled star-shaped white flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical

Plant Use: In the back of beds and borders.

Light Requirement: full sun full sun/part shade

Flower Color:
Bloom Period:
late spring
early summer
Height: Minimum: 12 inches      Maximum: 36 inches

Width: Minimum: 18 inches     Maximum: 36 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Similar to G. trifoliata, but has narrower leaflets and larger stipules. See G. trifoliata.

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