Synonyms: Phoebanthus grandiflorus, P. tenuifolius
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 3 ft Width: to 1 ft
Flower Color: yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts bees and butterflies while flowering. Attracts birds when seeds are present.
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Scrubby flatwoods, sandhill. P. grandifolorus: dry flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Not typically available commercially. One (P. tenuifolius) in the panhandle,the other on the peninsula.