Lyonia mariana

Piedmont Staggerbush

Ericaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Brown,NA
Phenology:Deciduous
Noted for:Fall color, Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Can be used as a specimen shrub or in a screen.
Considerations:Slow growing.
Propagation:
Availability:Friends, Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat 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:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
Insects:
 

Attracts bees.

Native Habitats:Edges of flatwoods marshes, cypress-hardwood pond margins, bogs, shrub-tree swamps, hydric and low mesic flatwoods, occasionally in well-drained mixed woodlands and sandhill, creek swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Has larger flowers than most lyonias.