largeflower jointweed, sandhill wireweed
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft Width: .5-2 ft
Flower Color: white,pink
Fruit Color: orange
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits
Recommended Uses: Dry wildflower garden. This plant flowers for 2-3 weeks in October. Abundant flowers are produced near the ends of the stems.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Valuable to bees, sometimes used as a nectar plant by butterflies, but not preferred. Seeds eaten by birds.
Native Habitats: Scrub, scrubby ruderal areas, sandhill, river levees.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Represented by a very small rosette of leaves in winter.