Paronychia rugelii

Sand Squares

Caryophyllaceae

Synonyms:  Buinalis rugelii

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 8-12 inches    Width: 8-12 inches
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: This low growing plant is a good ground cover
Propagation: Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative
Availability: Specialty providers, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: 6.5 to 7.6

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: woodlands, flat pinewoods, sandhill, scrub, disturbed areas in the coastal plain

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8B,10A