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     Wild Oats spreads by underground roots and makes a nice groundcover for a woodland garden.


     It is easy to grow with elegant, spring, bell-like flowers that droop among the slender green leaves attracting bees, bumblebees and a host of other pollinators.


     The top of the stem forks into two branches, each leafing out.  The stem turns reddish as the plant flowers.


     By flowering time, it can turn a reddish-purple along the upper portion. 


     Wild Oats spreads quickly but rarely overtakes plants in its path. It's best in dappled sun and moist soil where it has room to meander.

Wild Oats

1 Gallon
    • Latin: Uvularia sessilifolia
    • Pollinator value: Medium
    • Height: 12 inches
    • Spacing: 12 inches
    • Light: Part to full shade
    • Soil: Moist
    • Bloom: Spring cream, sometimes yellow
    • Foliage: Deciduous, grass-like
    • Landscape: Naturalized area, patio, walkway, native garden
    • Native Range here
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