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Sabatia stellaris

Family: Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sabatia (sa-BAY-shee-uh) (Info)
Species: stellaris (stell-AIR-iss) (Info)

Synonym:Sabatia maculata
Synonym:Sabatia palmeri
Synonym:Sabatia purpusii
Synonym:Sabatia simulata


6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

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Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

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

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Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive TamiMcNally On Jun 2, 2004, TamiMcNally from Lake Placid, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Grows in salt and brackish marshes


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sarasota, Florida
Spring Hill, Florida

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