- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)
Honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)
For about a month in mid-summer, Honewort, a shade-loving perennial produces tiny (1/8-in.) white flowers, splayed in the compound umbels that are characteristic of its carrot family. The blossoms are not fragrant or showy, but they are very attractive to a variety of native bees, flies, and wasps.
Sun Exposure - Shade
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry
Height - 2 feet
Bloom Time - June, July, August, September
Bloom Color - White
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.