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Castilleja coccinea, Indian Paintbrush Seed balls

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Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea). Red-to-pink leaf tips give this 2-foot perennial the appearance of being dipped in paint. Indian Paintbrush grows well on its own, but can also feed off the roots of several other species of wildflower, as a parasite, which is why it is often found in mixed flower communities. A classic US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

Castilleja coccinea has a high selenium content, which is, perhaps why it was used to treat rheumatism. It was also used to treat female reproductive issues.

Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.

• A perennial
• Native to Eastern US
• full sun to part shade and well-draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Indian Paintbrush is native to the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.t Virginia, Wisconsin,

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