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Also known as Helianthemum spp.
|Size:||0.5-1.5 ft tall by clonal ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower garden. Rarely grown, mostly small wildflowers. Plant near the front of the garden so that they will be seen.|
|Propagation:||Seed. Some can be grown by dividing clumps.|
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:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Sand|
|Soil pH:||Slightly acidic to neutral|
The primary pollinator is bees, including bumblebees, though at least for some species, flies and beetles visit some Crocanthemum species.
|Native Habitats:||Mostly in open, relatively dry sites.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Choose a species that grows naturally in your area.|