Lyonia fruticosa

staggerbush

Ericaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Retain if present. Can be used as part of a screen in a dry site setting.
Considerations: Slow growing.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Dry-moist sites. Cutthroat seeps, scrub, scrubby flatwoods, scrub.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   9A,9B,10A,10B