Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 15 ft
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: orange,red
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits, fall color, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: This is one of the few shrubs that produces brilliant fall color in much of Florida.
Considerations: Good background plant. Likely to form large clumps. Use in large settings or in areas being restored.
Availability: FNPS plant sales
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Flowers attract pollinators. Fruits are eaten by birds including warblers, jays, and crows.
Native Habitats: Flatwoods, dry prairie, sandhill, disturbed areas including dry muck.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Compound leaf stem (rachis) have extensions, hence the name winged. Drought tolerant.