Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: to .5 (1) ft
Flower Color: blue,purple
Phenology: spring ephemeral
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Mostly grown as a curiosity as it is an early morning bloomer and nearly invisible when not in flower. Grow in a wildflower garden.
Considerations: Is endemic to only a few counties in NE Florida and does best in a fire-controlled habitat.
Propagation: Seed. Division.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Native Habitats: Wet to mesic flatwoods. Does well in fire-maintained habitats.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: