General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower and butterfly gardens.
Ecological Restoration Notes: A rare understory herb in freshwater wetlands.
Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in South Florida. Available in Groveland at Green Isle Gardens (321-436-4932).
Description: Erect medium to large wildflower. Leaves about 3 inches long.
Dimensions: Typically 3-5 feet in height. Taller than broad.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Widespread in North America south to Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland. Rare in South Florida. Not documented on barrier islands in South Florida, but possibly historically present; it grows well at Pan’s Garden in Palm Beach.