Iva imbricata

Seacoast Sumpweed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Green
Fruit Color:Green
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Groundcover in coastal sandy areas. Useful for dune stabilization.
Propagation:Seed, cuttings.
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
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:Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
Native Habitats:Coastal dunes.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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