Brickellia cordifolia

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Flyr's Nemesis; Heart-leaf Brickellbush

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:to 4 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink
Phenology:Blooms late summer
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Back up flower beds
Propagation:Seed or container grown.
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
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:Sand
Soil pH:



Especially attractive to butterflies.

Native Habitats:Open woodlands

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:

This is a rare plant.  Please acquire responsibly (don't steal from the wild).

Not common in the nursery trade (we are aware of one North Florida nursery that sells it).