Sabatia brevifolia

Shortleaf Rosegentian

Gentianaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Wildflower in moist casual setting.
Propagation:
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- 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:Sand
Soil pH:Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
 

Bees have been documented using this species including Dialictus nymphalis and D. tegularis (Deyrup et al. 2002).

Native Habitats:Moist flatwoods, savannas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Not generally grown, little information on culture has been located.