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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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Blue Waterhyssop, Lemon Hyssop
|Size:||0.25 - 0.5 ft tall by extensive mats ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Marshes, swamps, ditches|
|Recommended Uses:||Spreading ground cover around the edges of retention ponds and aquatic gardens. Groundcover in restoration areas. Also used in aquariums.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic ----- to ----- Aquatic|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
Larval host plant for white peacock (Anartia jatrophae) butterflies. Insect pollinated.