Conradina grandiflora

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Large-flowered Conradina, Largeflower False-rosemary

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-3 (4) ft tall by 1-3 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Purple,lavender
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Evergreen. Long blooming and fruiting period generally in warmer months. Long-lived (Nelson 2003) in good habitat conditions including soil, drainage, and light.
Noted for:Aroma, fragrance, Showy flowers, Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses:Border plant or as a single plants in a wildflower garden.
Availability:Native nurseries
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



Attracts bees and other pollinators.

Native Habitats:Scrub, coastal strand. In disturbed areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:This is a rare plant listed as threatened by the State of Florida.  It should only be acquired from reputable plant nurseries.