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|Size:||2-4 ft tall by 2-3 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Winter dormant. Forms dense clumps. Blooms in fall.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Showy fruits|
|Recommended Uses:||Makes a good border plant that becomes a pink haze in the fall.|
|Propagation:||Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short 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|
Birds and other wildlife consume seed.
Larval host for zabulon skipper (Poanes zabulon).
|Native Habitats:||Flatwoods, sandhills, lake shores, disturbed 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