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|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Moist meadows.|
|Considerations:||Rarely planted due to inavailability and its need for wet sites.|
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|
Small birds are likely to harvest seeds.
Not studied, Based on insects attracted by other species, we suspect it attracts butterflies and moths, tachinid flies, bee flies, syrphid flies, solitary wasps, social wasps, blister beetils, and soldier beetles, and bees.
|Native Habitats:||Marshes and moist prairies|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
We are aware of on nursery attempting to grow it but to the best of our knowledge, it is not yet available for sale.
If you gather seed, be sure to have landowner permission.