Available at Indian Trails Native Nursery
in Lake Worth (561-641-9488) and in Boynton Beach at Sustainscape
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 1-2 feet in height when in flower. Taller than broad when flowering.
Eastern and central United States south to Martin and Collier counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
Full sun to light shade.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Nectar plant for butterflies and hummingbirds. Attracts bees, which are its primary pollinator. Provides seeds and insects for birds.
A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday