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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||2.5 - 4 ft tall by 1 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Winters as a basal rosette. Blooms late summer into fall.|
|Habitats:||Sandhill, scrubby flatwoods, mesic flatwoods.|
|Recommended Uses:||Dry meadows. Wildflower gardens.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|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|
Attracts many butterflies (NSIS), bees and other pollinators. One documented bee is Halictus ligatus (Deyrup et al. 2002).