An excellent groundcover for water gardens and along pond and lake margins.
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 2-3 feet in height. Forming small clumps about as broad as tall.
Southeastern United States north to Missouri, west to Texas and south to Palm Beach, Glades and Collier counties. In Palm Beach and Martin counties, native to the Dupuis Reserve and J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area.
Swamps, marshes and wet prairies.
Wet to moist, poorly-drained to moderately well-drained organic soils.
High; requires rich organic soils for optimal growth.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Gann, G.D., M.E. Abdo, J.W. Gann, G.D. Gann, Sr., S.W.
Woodmansee, K.A. Bradley, E. Grahl and K.N. Hines. 2005-2016. Natives For Your Neighborhood. http://www.regionalconservation.org.
The Institute for Regional Conservation. Delray Beach, Florida USA.