Hypericum edisonianum

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Edison's Ascrium


Plant Specifics

Size:3-5 ft
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Plant in wet prairie setting, wet wildflower garden
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



Foliage and seeds are food source for birds and mammals.


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


General Comments:

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