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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Size:||3 - 6 (12) ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Background plant as tall.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand|
Seeds eaten by small birds such as finches.
- Attracts bumble bees, butterflies
- Larval host for the silvery checkerspot, found only in extreme north Florida.