General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes from South Florida north to southern Brevard, Osceola, Polk, and Pasco counties.
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.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Attracts native bees and other beneficial insects. Valuable source of seeds for birds.
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday