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Savannah false-pimpernel
Lindernia grandiflora
Linderniaceae


General Landscape Uses:

Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Availability:
Grown by enthusiasts.
Description:
Small creeping perennial herb.
Dimensions:
Typically 1-3 inches in height. Spreading and forming small mats much broader than tall.
Growth Rate:
Moderate.
Range:
Georgia and Florida south to Broward and Collier counties. Perhaps extirpated in Broward County.
Habitats:
Pinelands, marshes and swamps.
Soils:
Wet to moist, moderately well-drained to poorly drained organic or sandy soils, with or without humusy top layer.
Nutritional Requirements:
Moderate to low; it prefers soils with organic content, but will still grow reasonably well in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Drought Tolerance:
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Light Requirements:
Full sun to light shade.
Flower Color:
Blue violet, mottled.
Flower Characteristics:
Semi-showy.
Flowering Season:
All year.
Fruit:
Inconspicuous capsule.


 


Roger L. Hammer
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton