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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Flowers late spring to early fall.|
|Habitats:||Dry disturbed areas, old fields, and upper sand dunes.|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower. Can be used in informal gardens or as individual plants in ones with a more tended look.|
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:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
Attracts many bees, butterflies, and moths.