Carphephorus paniculatus

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Deer Tongue, Hairy Trilisa

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:to 3 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink,purple
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Hydric to mesic pine flatwoods, cutthroat seeps, bogs.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower gardens.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts many butterflies (NSIS), bees and other pollinators.