Master Gardener Lyn Chimera introduces us to a perennial with a pretty red and yellow flower called Spigelia marilandica or Indian pink in the newest edition of WNY Gardening Matters.
While not native to Western New York, Indian pink is native to the southern United States.
“This is a wonderful, unusual and pest-free plant,” Chimera wrote. “Hummingbirds love it, deer don‘t and it’s beautiful too!”
It also attracts hummingbirds.
“What’s not to like?” she wrote.
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