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PlantFiles: Bantam Buttons, Bantum-buttons, Yellow Hatpins
Syngonanthus flavidulus

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Family: Eriocaulaceae
Genus: Syngonanthus (sin-gon-ANTH-us) (Info)
Species: flavidulus

Synonym:Dupatya flavidula
Synonym:Eriocaulon flavidulum
Synonym:Eriocaulon spathaceum
Synonym:Paepalanthus flavidulus

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Sep 26, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Yellow Hatpins are commonly found nearly throughout Florida along pond margins, flatwoods and wet prairies. They bloom in the Spring.



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