Neptunia pubescens

tropical neptunia, tropical puff

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Groundcover.
Propagation: Division, seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Attracts bees and butterflies.
Native Habitats: River banks, coastal pinelands, edges of salt marshes.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: