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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B
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Wild Lantana, Wild Sage
|Size:||4-6 (10) ft tall by 2-3 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms and fruits year round.|
|Habitats:||Coastal dunes. Disturbed areas in tropical hammocks (needs light) and pine rocklands.|
|Recommended Uses:||Cover plant, hedge plant, screen.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
Birds eat the fruits. Occasionally attracts hummingbirds.
Attracts butterflies and other pollinators including ants and bees (IRC).