General Landscape Uses:
Water gardens and along pond and lake edges.
Native plant nurseries.
Description: Large herb.
Dimensions: Typically 3-6 feet in height. Spreads and forms large patches.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Southeastern United States south to Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland; West Indies, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Not documented on barrier islands in South Florida, but possibly historically present; it grows well at Pan’s Garden in Palm Beach.