dull-leaf wild-coffee, shortleaf wild coffee
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red
Noted for: Showy fruits, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Tallish groundcover in mesic (moist) areas. Can be planted in groupings in shady areas. Despite the name, the leaves are pretty, almost silky or velvety in appearance.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Native Habitats: Dry mesic to mesic and hydric hammock, second bottom, shell mounds, floodplains.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Interesting silky-looking foliage.