Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft Width: wide-spreading
Flower Color: red,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Small specimen plant.
Propagation: This plant is state-listed as Endangered. Please acquire only through reputable nurseries or grow it from seed.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Larval Host to the checkered-skipper (Pyrgus communis). Attracts bees.
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Upland mixed forest. Found in edges or understosry and on roadsides.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: