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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||1.0 to 3.0 ft tall by .5 to .75 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Pink,lavender, white|
|Habitats:||Dry sandy soils, flatwoods, pine barrens, sandhill, scrub, and disturbed areas|
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|
Attract a wide variety of insect pollinators. One documented bee pollinator is Augochlorella aurata (Deyrup et al. 2002).