General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.
Native plant nurseries in cetnral and northern Florida.
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 3-4 feet in height. Spreading and forming patches broader than tall.
Southeastern United States north to New Jersey and south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Pinelands and swamp margins.
Seasonally wet to moist, well-drained sandy or limestone 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.
Moderate to high; plants growing in extremely dry soils may die during extended periods of drought.
Full sun to light shade.
Can be grown from seed and division.