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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B
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Fiddler's Spurge, Mexican Fireplant
Also known as Poinsettia heterophylla
|2-2.5 ft tall by 1 ft wide
|Ruderal, disturbed hammocks.
|Back of a wildflower garden in a casual setting. Grown en-masse, this plant can be used as a temporary groundcover.
|Full Sun, Part Shade
always floodedextremely dry
|Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short 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