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Heartwing Dock
Rumex hastatulus

Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex (ROO-meks) (Info)
Species: hastatulus

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 27, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have no personal experience with this plant, but it is listed as the only Rumex that is native to Florida. It is fairly common in the northern counties, then down into the central part of the peninsula.