General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.
Grown by one of two native plant nurseries in central Florida.
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 2-3 feet in height. Usually taller than broad.
Southeastern United States south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties. Extirpated or perhaps never present in Palm Beach and Broward counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Moist, well-drained sandy soils, without humus.
Low; it grows 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.
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
White or purplish-white.