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|Size:||2-3 ft tall by 1-2 ft wide|
|Noted for:||Aroma, Fragrance, Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower garden. Appreciated for its interesting flowers and nectar plant. Grow as an annual.|
|Considerations:||May seed overly enthusiastically.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- 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:||Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).|
|Soil or other substrate:||Sand|
Attracts various pollinators, especially bees.. Documented bees include Caupolicana electa and Dialictus placidensis (Deyrup et al. 2002).
|Native Habitats:||Scrub, xeric hammock, overgrown sandhill, flatwoods.|
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
Noted for fragrance. Trichostema setaceum is similar but less common in central and southern Florida.