Synonyms: Anarrhinum canadense
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 1.0 to 1.25 ft Width: .5 to .75 ft
Flower Color: lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: In a wildflower garden or meadow, because it's noticeable only when flowering.
Propagation: Self seeds with seeds which easily become airborne. Can be propagated by dividing the root ball. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Specialty providers, Seed
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, lime rock
Soil pH Range: 5.6 to 6.0
Larval host to the Buckeye butterfly, ( Junonia coernia ). Nectar source for bumblebees and other long tongue bees, butterflies and skippers.
Native Habitats: Disturbed areas
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: