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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen shrub or small tree.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- 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|
Attracts bees and butterflies.
|Native Habitats:||Edges of bayheads, swamps; bogs; steepheads; wet flatwoods.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
The showy part of the flower is the white, pink or rose bracts that become petal-like.
This species is listed as Threatened by the State of Florida. Please acquire from reputable nurseries.
Based on the BONAP maps and the ISB map, this part of the Pinckneya range that is in the Apalachicola National Forest is contiguous with the main body of the species' range in Georgia and South Carolina. The part of its range in the peninsula, in the Ocala National Forest area, appears to be disjunct.