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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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Many-wings, Coastalplain Palafox
|Size:||3-4 ft tall by 2-4 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Blooms in late summer and fall.|
|Habitats:||Dry or scrubby flatwoods and , coastal hammocks. Common after fire.|
|Recommended Uses:||Since this gets tall, plant it at the rear of a wildflower garden. Individual stems are narrow, but older specimens can have multiple stems. Blooms in mid-fall with blooms concentrated at the tops of the stems.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short 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 bees, butterflies and moths.
Said to attract scarab beetles.