Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3 (6) ft Width: 3 ft
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: brown
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Wet wildflower garden. For appearance, cut back to the ground in winter.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Primarily pollinated by bees including bumblebees.
Native Habitats: Moist sites. Hydric and mesic pine flatwoods, edges of sloughs, savannas, bogs, ditches.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments:Tolerates winter flooding.
This is a wetland plant. It is rarely grown, but it has potential in appropriate sites.