Epilobium Coloratum, or more commonly know as Purpleleaf Willowherb, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and red flowers of the genus Epilobium. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3.3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during summer and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Epilobium Coloratum or Purpleleaf Willowherb's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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