Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis
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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B
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Railroadvine, Lavender Goatfoot Morning-glory
|Size:||Stems are 60+ ft long (stems are long but prostrate). Foliage hugs the ground.|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms summer (north) or all year (south).|
|Recommended Uses:||Makes a nice groundcover in an informal dry yard. In nature, it is an important stabilizer of beach dunes.|
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.|
Attracts insects, especially bees.