Boltonia asteroides

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Marsh Boltonia, White Doll's Daisy

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:3 to 6 ft tall by 2 to 3 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,pink,lavender
Fruit Color:Brown
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden. Can be naturalized. Makes a good cut flower. Blooms late in the season.
Considerations:Can escape cultivation and seeds stick to clothing and pets.
Propagation:Root division, seed. Said to be easy to grow from seed.
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH:Acidic



Attracts pollinators including bees, wasps, flies, butterflies abd moths, and beetles.

Native Habitats:Open wet places with sandy or gravely soils.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures