Prenanthes alba

Common name: Lion's Foot

Native plant

Lion's Foot is one of the few late flowering woodland species.  Long central stems end in panicles of flowers that spread up to 2 feet long and 1 foot across. Flowers are white to pale purple and bloom late summer to early fall.  Their nectar is a favorite of bumblebees.  


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Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period


Growth rate


Flower color



Mature height
3 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

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