Sabatia decandra

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Bartram's Marsh-pink


Also known as Sabatia bartramii

Plant Specifics

Size:2 - 2.5 ft tall by 0.3 ft wide
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,pink
Fruit Color:NA
Noted for:Showy flowers


Recommended Uses:Wildflower in moist areas.
Propagation:Said to be difficult to grow.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
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:Sand
Soil pH:



Likely pollinated by bees.  

Native Habitats:Wet flatwoods, bogs, cypress swamps, ruderal areas, wet prairie, margins of ponds.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Not generally planted.  Likey best saved if present or otherwise enjoyed in the wild.