Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.3-0.8 ft Width: spreads
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Used as a turf grass or in a wet meadow.
Considerations: Said to be hard to cut and requires frequent cutting. If cut too low, it may recover slowly.
Propagation: This sod former can be acquired as sod or sprigged from pieces of rhizomes.
Availability: Specialty providers
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Native Habitats: Beaches, borders of salt marshes, disturbed brackish sites.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: