Florida hedgenettle, Florida betony
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: .7 to 1.7 ft Width: .25 to .5 ft
Flower Color: white,pink,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: In a meadow, where its aggressiveness is an asset.
Considerations: Quite aggressive in the landscape and difficult to get rid of because of its deep tubers.
Propagation: Virtually all spread is by tuber.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Attracts bees and butterflies.
Native Habitats: Moist-wet disturbed sites. Flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: The tuber of this plant is edible, very crisp, it adds texture to salads.