Conradina brevifolia

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
9A 9B 

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Short-leaved Conradina

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-3 ft tall by 2-3 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
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.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
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.