CT DR P
Soil: Sandy/Rocky, Well-drained
Moisture: Dry to Medium
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Plant Height: 3 to 10 inches
Landscape Value: Great in groups and small spaces, and as ground cover for slopes. Use in rock gardens, along paths, or allow to spread in native gardens or naturalized areas.
A showy plant for well-drained sites. Dainty blue-purple flowers with orange centers bloom April to June. Distinctive leaves are deeply segmented resembling birds’ feet. Spreads by self-seeding. Seeds are coated with a sugary gel that attracts ants. Ants carry off seeds, aiding in dispersal. Best grown in well-drained soils to avoid crown rot. Attracts butterflies, native bees and songbirds.
1 quart pot
North Carolina State Extension