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Agrimonia pilosa

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agrimonia (ag-rih-MOH-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: pilosa (pil-OH-suh) (Info)

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Category:
Herbs
Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Aug 31, 2007, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have no direct experience with this plant, but have learned about it through research.
It is a medicinal plant with astringent qualities. It has been used as mouthwash for sore throats and to treat internal bleeding. The small yellow flowers are closely set on a tall spike.



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