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|Size:||to 3 ft|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Informal wildflower garden.|
|Considerations:||Becomes less than attractive after flowering.|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or 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:||Sand|
|Soil pH:||Acidic to neutral|
Primarily wind dispersed, but small birds consume seed.
Butterflies and bees including green metallic, sweat, leafcutter, bumble and mining bees (Florida Wildflower Foundation).
|Native Habitats:||Scrub, sandhills.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures