Habitat: Moist rich soil – woods; Coastal swamps and moist
mountains; slopes of eastern US.
Color: Fertile stalk has cinnamon color
Height: 30-60 in
Exposure: Shade to part sun
Soil Moisture: Moist to wet
Soil Quality: Rich
Garden Uses: Strong focal point in large bed or garden. Best in
moist, acidic soil. Width – 2-4 ft.
Notes: Best in moist, acidic soil. Stately and versatile.
USDA Plants Profile http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=OSCI