Snakeroot - Seneca (Polygala senega)
Seneca Snakeroot showcases many beautiful white blooms in early summer. The flowers have a bud-like appearance, even in full bloom. It flowers for about three weeks, which attracts many small bees and other pollinators. Seneca Snakeroot can tolerate many different growing conditions including full-partial sun, and medium to medium-dry soils that contain rock, clay, and loam.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium, Medium-Dry
Height - 16 inches
Bloom Time - May, June, July
Bloom Color - White
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.