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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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|Size:||2-3 ft tall by 2-3 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Long-lived in appropriate habitat conditions (Nelson 2003) including light, soil, and moisture.|
|Habitats:||Scrub, scrubby sandhill. In open areas and along cleared roadsides.|
|Recommended Uses:||Can be used as a medium-level groundcover or border plant.|
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:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
Attracts many pollinators, especially bees.