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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||3-6 (10) ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Coastal areas. Dunes and limerock and said to like hollows near mangroves.|
|Recommended Uses:||Where a moderate-sized shrub is wanted.|
always floodedextremely dry
|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 Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
Nectar attracts butterflies.