Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance: Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
Light Requirements: Full sun to light shade.
Wildlife and Ecology: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and large bees.
References: Nelson 2003
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