General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 12-18 inches in height. Speading and forming dense patches.
Southeastern United States west to Texas and south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties; West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
On logs in swamps or in floating mats of vegetation in open water.
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.
Capsule containing numerous minute seeds.