Hypericum edisonianum

Edison's Ascrium

Clusiaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Plant in wet prairie setting, wet wildflower garden
Propagation:Seed
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation
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:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:

Foliage and seeds are food source for birds and mammals.

Insects:
 

Attracts insect pollinators, especially bees.  

Native Habitats:Open seep slopes, wet prairie, wet flatwoods at margins of seasonal ponds, wetland transition zones.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:

This is a State-endangered species.  Please honor all state regulations regarding growing and transport of this species.