Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-6 ft Width: 2-4 ft
Flower Color: white,lavender
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden especially in sunny moist areas.
Considerations: Tall, can appear weedy especially when not in flower.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable
Attracts many pollinators, especially important for native bees. Birds and other wildlife consume fruit. Larval host plant for clymene moth (Haploa clymene).
Native Habitats: Moist to wet places often in partial shade, edges of streams and rivers.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: