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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||2-4 ft tall by narrow spike ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Rose, purple|
|Habitats:||Mesic to wet flatwoods, seep slopes, bogs, savannas, ditches, secondary woods.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|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|
|Soil/Substrate:||Lime rock, Sand|
Attracts butterflies and bees.