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
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: