Balduina angustifolia

coastalplain honeycombhead, yellow buttons

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: biennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Casual wildflower bed.
Considerations: Not drought tolerant.
Propagation: Seed. It may reseed on its own, but there is a necessity to recognize the 1st year rosette. Will only reseed in sandy open areas.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts a variety of butterflies, including gulf fritillary, for nectar.
Native Habitats: Open, dry sites. Naturally grows in scrub and scrubby flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: The first year, this plant is a small rosette. The second year, it grows in height and flowers.