Boehmeria cylindrica, Smallspike False Nettle


Notes: While the flowers of B. cylindrica are nondescript, they’re great plants for wet, shady areas. They are also host plants of the Red Admiral Butterfly, all forms of which are beautiful

  • Listing ID: 1101
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 1-3
  • Stratification: No stratification required
  • Bloom Time: June-August
  • Family: Utricaceae
  • Sunlight Exposure: Prefers partial shade
  • Latin Name: Boehmeria cylindrica
  • Common Name: Smallspike False Nettle, Bog Hemp
  • Eco-Region: 251