Agarista populifolia

Florida hobblebush, pipewood, agarista


wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant

FNPS provides this link to assist users in finding sources for native plants. In doing so, FNPS is not attesting to the accuracy of any information on the FANN webite. Some members of FANN may provide services that do not further the FNPS mission, and this link should not be considered to be an endorsement of any specific nursery, services that it provides that do not support the FNPS mission, or the quality of its products or services.

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-15 ft    Width: 5-8 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Specimen plant, foundation planting, screen.
Considerations: Old stems should be pruned. Plant tends to sucker, so plant where suckers are an asset.
Propagation: Seed or cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Specialty providers
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic


wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators. Birds and other wildlife consume fruit.
Native Habitats: Seepage areas, moist hammocks, swamps, river floodplains

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: