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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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White Indigo Berry
|Size:||3-10 ft tall by 3-6 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Flowers year round. Life span estimated to be <50 yrs (Nelson 2003).|
|Habitats:||Edges of coastal hammocks, pine rocklands, rocky flats.|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant. Shrub border or foundation plant. Will tolerate shearing. Valued for its shiny foliage and dense branching.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).|
Fruits attract birds.
Also used for cover.
Nectar plant for Schaus' swallowtail (Heraclides aristodemus) and other butterflies.
Larval host plant for tantalus sphinx (Aellopus tantalus) moths.