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Turkeytangle Frogfruit, Phyla nodiflora

Turkeytangle Frogfruit, Phyla nodiflora

PriceFrom $5.00

•Size at Maturity: Typically forms a low-growing mat, reaching up to 6-12 inches tall and spreading indefinitely.

•Bloom Season: Blooms from spring to fall, producing small white to pale lavender flowers.

•Native Status to Florida: Native to Florida.

•pH Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soil pH levels, but typically found in slightly acidic to neutral soils.

•Sun Exposure: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.

•Salt Tolerance: Moderate salt tolerance; commonly found in coastal areas.

•Moisture Requirements: Tolerant of various soil moisture levels, but prefers consistently moist soil.

•Wildlife Benefits: Attracts pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and other insects with its nectar-rich flowers. Provides habitat for beneficial insects and small wildlife. Larval host for the White peacock (Anartia jatrophae), Phaon crescent (Phyciodes phaon), and Common buckeye (Junonia coenia) butterflies.

•Phenology: Produces clusters of small white to pale lavender flowers with aromatic foliage.

•Considerations (if any): Turkey Tangle Fogfruit can spread aggressively in optimal growing conditions; may require management to prevent overtake.

•Recommended Landscape Uses: Ground cover in naturalized areas, butterfly gardens, or as a low-maintenance lawn substitute.

•Toxicity to Pets: Phyla nodiflora is non-toxic to pets according to ASPCA.

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