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PlantFiles: Florida False Sunflower
Phoebanthus grandiflorus

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phoebanthus (fee-BAN-thus) (Info)
Species: grandiflorus (gran-dih-FLOR-us) (Info)

Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

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

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral xyris On Jun 16, 2004, xyris from Sebring, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Phoebanthus grandiflorus can also be found in mesic flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods, and dry prairie, as well as sandhills, in most of central Florida.

Positive MotherNature4 On Jun 15, 2004, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The False Sunflower is endemic to the sandhills of central Florida.



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