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Pinkroot - Plant

Pinkroot - Plant

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Introducing the enchanting Pinkroot Plant, a botanical gem offered by Vermi Organics that captivates with its delicate blooms and ornamental foliage. Also known by its scientific name, Spigelia marilandica, this perennial plant is native to North America and boasts vibrant pink tubular flowers that add a burst of color to gardens. Explore the allure of Pinkroot, a charming addition to outdoor landscapes, and discover its unique features that make it a favorite among plant enthusiasts.

About: Pinkroot Plant, scientifically known as Spigelia marilandica, belongs to the Loganiaceae family and is indigenous to the southeastern United States. This herbaceous perennial is celebrated for its striking flowers and has found its way into gardens as both an ornamental plant and a potential remedy in traditional medicine. Vermi Organics is delighted to share the beauty and versatility of Pinkroot with gardening enthusiasts.

Benefits: Beyond its ornamental value, Pinkroot Plant has historical uses in traditional medicine. Some indigenous communities have used parts of the plant for their potential medicinal properties. While not a widely researched medicinal plant, Pinkroot remains a fascinating species with a rich history of traditional uses.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Pinkroot is best suited for outdoor cultivation, where it can receive ample sunlight and showcase its vibrant blooms. Its hardiness and growth habits make it less suitable for indoor environments. Plant this perennial in well-draining soil in gardens, borders, or containers to enjoy its visual appeal in outdoor landscapes.

Care: Caring for Pinkroot involves providing it with the right conditions to thrive. The plant prefers well-draining soil and partial to full sunlight. Regular watering is essential, especially during dry spells, to maintain soil moisture. Pruning spent flowers can encourage prolonged blooming and maintain the plant's tidy appearance.

Common Names: Pinkroot is known by various common names that reflect its appearance and traditional uses. Commonly referred to as Indian Pink or Maryland Pinkroot, these names capture the plant's vibrant color and historical significance.


  • Scientific Name: Spigelia marilandica
  • Family: Loganiaceae
  • Height: Typically 1 to 2 feet tall
  • Width: Spreading habit, forming clumps
  • Light Requirements: Partial to full sunlight
  • Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil
  • Flowers: Tubular, pink with yellow centers
  • Foliage: Opposite, lance-shaped leaves

Special Features: Pinkroot boasts special features that enhance its appeal in gardens:

  • Vibrant Flowers: The tubular pink flowers with contrasting yellow centers create a striking visual display, attracting pollinators and adding color to gardens.
  • Traditional Uses: Pinkroot has historical uses in traditional medicine among certain Native American communities, showcasing its cultural significance.
  • Attracts Pollinators: The vibrant blooms of Pinkroot attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, contributing to the overall biodiversity of the garden.


  • Ornamental Gardening: Plant Pinkroot in gardens, borders, or containers to enhance the aesthetic appeal of outdoor spaces with its vibrant blooms.
  • Wildlife Gardens: The plant's attractive flowers make it a welcome addition to wildlife gardens, attracting pollinators and supporting local ecosystems.
  • Historical and Cultural Significance: Explore the historical uses of Pinkroot in traditional medicine, recognizing its cultural significance among certain Native American communities.
  • Perennial Borders: Pinkroot can be used in perennial borders, providing a burst of color and a unique visual element to garden designs.
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