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Annual Sea-pink Sabatia stellaris

Description

Annual Sea-pink is a native annual found in marshy brackish water areas.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#salt tolerant#wet sites#NC native#native annual#food source fall#Coastal OBL#food source nectar#food source pollen#Piedmont Mountains FACW#wet soils tolerant#food source hard mast fruit#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#salt tolerant#wet sites#NC native#native annual#food source fall#Coastal OBL#food source nectar#food source pollen#Piedmont Mountains FACW#wet soils tolerant#food source hard mast fruit#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sabatia
    Species:
    stellaris
    Family:
    Gentianaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southeastern U.S.A., Mexico, Bahamas, Cuba
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Native Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit displays from August to November.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Pink flowers bloom from July to October.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Salt
    Wet Soil