Borrichia frutescens

sea-oxeye daisy

Asteraceae (Compositae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2 - 4 (6) ft    Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      black,NA
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Native borders, foundation plant, especially in salty environments. Can be trimmed.
Propagation: Seed, division, or cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


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Attracts a variety of butterflies and other pollinators.
Native Habitats: Salt marsh, tidal flats.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Forms colonies. Natural range is restricted to coastal areas.