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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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|Size:||4-6 ft tall by 3-5 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Mesic slope forests, ravines and bluffs.|
|Recommended Uses:||Use as a border plant, foundation plant, or understory shrub in a shady, moist setting.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- 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|
Insects visit the flowers, but likely the plant does not rely upon them. Visits apparently opportunistic. (Williams, 2004).