Epilobium angustifolium - Fireweed
Bright pink blooms are sported on tall stalks. Known for being one first species to colonize after a wildfire. Enjoys loose soil and can become aggressive in favorable growing conditions.
Name comes from it’s propensity to be the first colonizer after a forest fire. Very persistent and can be aggressive.
Height : 2-5 feet (60-150cm)
Blooming Period : June to September
Light : Full Sun to Part Shade
Water : Medium
Soil : Sand, loam, clay
Zone : 2 to 7
Deer and Rabbit Resistance : No
Native Ontario Habitat : Open areas