Bourreria cassinifolia

little strongbark

Boraginaceae

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-7 ft    Width: 4-5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      orange
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Accent shrub, screen plant if used as a hedge.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcarious

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds and a variety of insects including bees and butterflies.
Native Habitats: Marshes, ruderal in disturbed wet areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: Listed as Endangered in Florida. Please acquire only from reputable nurseries.