Eustoma exaltatum

seaside gentian


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 1-1.5 ft    Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      purple,lavender
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden especially in sandy or coastal areas.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


Native Habitats: Dry-moist-wet areas. Salt flats.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: