Dalea carnea

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Hammock Prairie-clover, Whitetassels

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1 ft tall by 3-5 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink
Fruit Color:Green,brown,NA
Habitats:Dry flatwoods.

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden. This is a low, wide-spreading plant that will do well near the front of the garden.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- 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
Soil/Substrate:Sand

Wildlife

birdanimalcaterpillarpollinator

Birds and other small wildlife consume seeds (in pods). 

Larval host for southern dogface (Zerene cesonia).

Attracts pollinators, especially bees.