Plantain - Sweet Indian (Hasteola suaveolens)
Sweet Indian Plantain is native to much of the Midwestern and Eastern United States. It prefers full sun to light shade, wet to medium soil moisture, and a variety of soil types. Sweet Indian Plantain blooms in late summer, from July to September. The nectar and pollen attract many different bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and moths. White-tailed deer consume the foliage.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet
Height - 7 feet
Bloom Time - July, August, September
Bloom Color - White
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.