Conradina glabra

Apalachicola conradina

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-4 ft    Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Border plant or scattered in a wildlflower garden.
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
attracts many pollinators, especially bees.
Native Habitats: Sandhill. Seen in open sandhill at Appalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve. Upper edges of steepheads in the transition to sandhills, edges of pine plantation, roadsides. Only experimental plantings on conservation lands. All natural populations in plantations and rights of way. High probability that SRD's flower photos are mis-ID; habit photo is good.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B

Other

Other Comments: This is a rare plant and should only be acquired from reputable plant nurseries.