Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3 ft Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: white,yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Groundcover or mass planting in wet areas.
Propagation: Easily spread by division. Can also be planted from seed (no cold stratification is needed). Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: 4 - 6.5
This is a favorite food plant of feral hogs which will dig up large patches overnight.
Native Habitats: Marshes, wet depressions, disturbed areas, cutthroat seeps, disturbed sites (dry muck), flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: