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Connecticut Plants
Meadow Beauty (Handsome Harry)
Rhexia virginica L.
  • Family: meadow beauty (Melastomataceae)
  • Habitat: wet sandy soil
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: 1 to 1-1/2 inches across
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Rhexia virginica L.
Rhexia virginica L.

Meadow beauties have four pairs of prominent anthers.