Synonyms: Poinsettia cyathophora
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 2.0 to 3.0 ft Width: 1.0 to 2.0 ft
Flower Color: yellow,green
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Considerations: Can be quite aggressive at times invading potted plants. It is native to North America but generally more common in the south and southeast. Possibly possibly also native in Central America (i.e. Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama), the Caribbean and South America (i.e. Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina and Chile). Introduced into other warm countries including Australia, but it is not generally considered to be invasive.
Propagation: From herbaceous stem cuttings. Readily self-seeds. Easily grown seed.
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: 6.1 to 7.8
Native Habitats: Hammocks, pinelands, disturbed areas.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: