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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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Skyblue Jacquemontia, Skyblue Clustervine
|Size:||Stems 6-12 ft, tend to sprawl but with support can be upright, to 12 ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms fall-spring. Flowers usually close by afternoon.|
|Habitats:||Coastal hammocks esp. on dunes.|
|Recommended Uses:||Grow as a sprawling vine (will need to be tied to a fence or trellis) or used as a groundcover.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Lime rock, Sand|
Provides food for birds.
Attracts a variety of insect pollinators including the Nessus sphinx (Amphion floridensis), Tantalus sphinx (Aellopus tantalus) and Tersa sphinx (Xylophanes tersa) moths. (Institute for Regional Conservation).