Phoebanthus spp.


Asteraceae (Compositae)

Synonyms:  Phoebanthus grandiflorus, P. tenuifolius

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 3 ft    Width: to 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Adaptable


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Attracts bees and butterflies while flowering. Attracts birds when seeds are present.
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Scrubby flatwoods, sandhill. P. grandifolorus: dry flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Not typically available commercially. One (P. tenuifolius) in the panhandle,the other on the peninsula.