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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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|Size:||2-9 ft tall by 2-8 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Moist upland hardwood forests, mixed hardwood-pine forests. Secondary woods.|
|Recommended Uses:||Plant at the back of an informal wildflower or butterfly garden--it gets tall.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
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 insects including bees and butterflies.