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Shrubby Sea Ox-eye Daisy
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms year-round. Forms clones (groups of plants created by vegetative spread).|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Plant in coastal wetlands on upslope side of mangrove swamps.|
|Propagation:||Seeds or cuttings.|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of inundation with brackish water|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Clay, Sand|
Birds and small mammals consume seed.
Attracts various pollinators.
Nectar plant for great southern white (Ascia monuste), Schaus' swallowtail (Heraclides aristodemius) obscure skipper (Panoquina panoquinoides) and other butterflies.
|Native Habitats:||Coastal wetlands|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Most reproduction is vegetative (Lonard et al. 2015).|