Balduina angustifolia

coastalplain honeycombhead, yellow buttons

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: biennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Casual wildflower bed.
Considerations: Not drought tolerant.
Propagation: Seed. It may reseed on its own, but there is a necessity to recognize the 1st year rosette. Will only reseed in sandy open areas.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Soil or other substrate: Sand


wildlife plant  
Attracts a variety of butterflies, including gulf fritillary, for nectar.
Native Habitats: Open, dry sites. Naturally grows in scrub and scrubby flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

The first year, this plant is a small rosette. The second year, it grows in height and flowers.