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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||3-4 ft tall by 3 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms summer-fall.|
|Habitats:||Hammock,mesic to dry mesic hardwood or mixed pine forest, flatwoods, floodplains, ruderal areas, sandhill, wet calcareous hammocks, secondary woods.|
|Recommended Uses:||Mass plantings, small specimen shrubs|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part 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|
Foliage and seeds are food sources for birds and mammals.
Attracts insect pollinators, especially bees.