Capparis flexuosa

bay-leaved caper-tree

Brassicaeae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      white,red,green
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance

Landscaping

Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Calcareous

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Larval host for Florida White (Appias drusilla) and Great Southern White (Ascia monuste).
Native Habitats: Dry sites. Coastal hammocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   10A,10B,11

Other

Other Comments: Night blooming, fragrant.