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Sea Oxeye Daisy, Borrichia frutescens

Sea Oxeye Daisy, Borrichia frutescens

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Sea Oxeyes are small perennial shrubs with grayish foliage and showy, yellow, daisy-like flowers. Typically found in wet, coastal areas because it is extremely tolerant of saline environments.

Size at Maturity: Typically grows up to 1-3 feet tall and forms clumps.

Bloom Season: Blooms from spring to fall, producing yellow daisy-like flowers.

Native Status to Florida: Native to Florida along retention ponds, coastal swales, and canals.

pH Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soil pH levels, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.5).

Sun Exposure: Full

Salt Tolerance: Highly salt-tolerant and can tolerate regular inundation.

Moisture Requirements: Tolerant of drought once established; prefers moisture.

Wildlife Benefits: Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Provides food and habitat for various wildlife species, including birds and small mammals.

Considerations: Spreads through rhizomes and may require containment in garden settings.

Recommended Landscape Uses: Saline environments, coastal gardens, dune restorations, or as part of a native plant landscape in coastal areas.

Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic to pets according to ASPCA.

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