Palafoxia feayi

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

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Feay's Palafox

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:4-5 tall by 2-3 ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,pink
Phenology:Deciduous. Blooms in late July-December.
Habitats:Scrub and scrubby flatwoods.


Recommended Uses:Since this gets tall, plant it at the rear of a wildflower garden. Blooms in mid-fall with blooms concentrated at the tops of the stems.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
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:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts  butterflies and moths 

Types of  bees that have been observed visiting the flowers at the Archbold Biological Station (Deyrup and Deyrup 2015) include honey bees, bumble bees.plasterer bees, sweat bees, leafcutting bees, spider wasps, thread-waisted wasps, and vispid wasps.