Conradina etonia

Etonia Conradina, Etonia False Rosemary

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:
Noted for:Aroma, Fragrance, Showy flowers, Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Border or foundation plant.
Propagation:Seed
Availability:Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
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:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
 

Attract many pollinators, especially bees.

Native Habitats:Scrub. In openings. Endemic to Etonia Creek State Forest and vicinity.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:This is a rare plant and should only be acquired from reputable plant nurseries with proper licensing.