Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: orange,red
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits
Recommended Uses: Specimen plant. Retain if present on site.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Attracts pollinators, especially important for native bees. Birds and other wildlife consume the fruit. Larval food for hummingbird clearwing moth(Hemaris thysbe), striped hairstreak butterfly(Satyrium liparops), and blinded sphinx moth (Paonias excaecata).
Native Habitats: Dry, sandy, well-drained sites including scrub and sandhill.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: