Scrophularia auriculata

Scrophularia auriculata

Scrophularia auriculata is a perennial plant suitable for wet and shaded areas. The square stems are winged on the angles, leaves are simple or with a pair of basal auricles, ovate to elliptic, the reddish brown inflorescence has the shape of a long interrupted panicle. The fruits are 5-7 mm capsules, subglobose and apiculate.


Common NameShoreline figwort
water figwort
Botanical nameScrophularia auriculata
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourReddish-brown
Height< 1,5 m
HabitatWetlands, Ravines, Woodland
Altitude< 800 m
Bloom TimeJune, July, August,
Plant TypeHerbs, Ornamental
Fruit TypeCapsule
different tolerancesHardy
USDA Zone7 (-17), 8 (-12),
9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun ExposureFull sun, Part shade
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist, Wet
Soil Type Sandy, Clayey
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
by Cuttings, Self sows
GerminationFast Germinator

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