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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||1-2 ft tall by 1 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Moist to moderately dry well-drained soils|
|Recommended Uses:||Use in wildflower gardens. Gradually spreads to form small clusters of plants.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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|
Primarily wind dispersed, but small birds consume seed.
Butterflies and bees including green metallic, sweat, leafcutter, bumble and mining bees (Florida Wildflower Foundation).