Trichostema dichotomum

forked bluecurls

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 1-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color      blue
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden. Appreciated for its interesting flowers and nectar plant. Grow as an annual.
Considerations: May seed overly enthusiastically.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Attracts various pollinators.
Native Habitats: Scrub, xeric hammock, overgrown sandhill, flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11

Other

Other Comments: Noted for fragrance.