Tolmiea menziesii

Spike with small tubular flowers April to August.

Piggyback plant flower

Photo credit: Walter Siegmund

piggyback plant leaf

Photo credit: J Brew

piggyback plant

Photo credit: J Brew

  • Piggyback plant flower
  • piggyback plant leaf
  • piggyback plant

Plant Details

Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Found in moist forests and stream banks at lower elevations.
Mature Height:
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Ornamental