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Tolmiea menziesii


This western native is classified as a perennial groundcover. Growing to a height of 1’ its range is from Southern Alaska to Central California from the foothills of the Cascades to the Coast. Leaves are palmately veined, with the blades up to 5” across and nearly as long. Each leaf has 5-7 lobes. There are irregular, rounded teeth along the leaf blade edges.

Spring blooms are maroon. Bloom can extend from April through August.
The tubular flowers are set on a loose raceme.

Prolific self-seeder; dies back in winter

Size:  1' x1'

Sun:  partial to full shade

Water:  medium



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