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|Size:||2-4 (6) ft tall by 5-10 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Thorns|
|Recommended Uses:||Good hedge plant. Rose garden. Rear of a wildflower garden.|
|Considerations:||Thorny (well, you would expect that for a rose!)|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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:||Clay, Loam, Sand|
Fruits eaten by birds and small mammals.
Attracts a variety of insects, especially important for native bees.
|Native Habitats:||Dry deciduous forests. Also cultivated.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Information on salt tolerance comes from northern nurseries and likely relates to tolerance of salt used for de-icing or roadways. The extent to which it would apply to Florida is unknown.|