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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||Stems trail along the ground and can be very long. But the plant is typically no taller than 0.5 ft .|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms spring-summer.|
|Recommended Uses:||Groundcover in open, dry, sandy sites especially on dunes and the upper fringes of beaches.|
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:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Lime rock, Sand|
Attracts insects, especially bees.