Early Figwort


in 3″ re-used plastic pot

Out of stock


Scrophularia lanceolata

Rich in nectar, figworts are one of the best species for attracting butterflies, bees, other insects & birds, including hummingbirds. A lovely, airy plant whose beauty is not well represented in photos. Perennial, blooms in early summer. Sun to part shade, good choice for dappled shade under trees. Grows up to 5’ tall, medium to dry soil. AKA Lanceleaf Figwort.

Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2023. Taxonomic Data Center. (http://www.bonap.net/tdc). Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2023. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)]