General Landscape Uses:
Water gardens and along pond and lake edges.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Floating aquatic wildflower.
N/A; floating aquatic.
Southeastern United States, Maryland and Deleware west to Texas and south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes from South Florida north to southern Brevard, Osceola, Polk, and Pasco counties.
Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations from the Monroe County Keys north to Martin and Charlotte counties.
Sloughs, marshes and swamps.
Wet, poorly-drained organic soils.
Moderate; can grow in nutrient poor soils, but needs some organic content to thrive.
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.
Full sun to light shade.
Miami-Dade County Landscape Manual (2005)