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Ciliate Redtop Panicum
|Size:||3-4(5) ft tall, spreads locally by rhisomes.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Winter dormant. Flowers and fruits July-October.|
|Recommended Uses:||Restoration proects and casual moist-site plantings.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Specialty providers|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|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:||Organic material (muck), Sand|
Provides cover for invertebrates.
Seeds eaten by some birds and small animals.
|Native Habitats:||Wetland edges and low adjacent uplands.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures