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|Size:||2-3 ft tall by 2-3 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Primarily blooms in spring.|
|Noted for:||Aroma, Fragrance, Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Gray-green, fine foliage, border plant or individual speciments in a wildflower garden.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- 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:||Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).|
|Soil or other substrate:||Sand|
Attracts many pollinators, especially bees (https://hawthornhillwildflowers.blogspot.com/).
|Native Habitats:||Scrub, sandhill.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
There is a herbarium specimen from Hernando County suggesting a waif or possible disjunct population.
The Florida Wildflower Foundation has a good pamphlet that includes culture of this species.