scarlet savory, scarlet calamint, red basil
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Retain it in the landscape if is is occurring naturally.
Difficult to establish and requires highly specific site conditions.
Seed or cuttings. Little cultural information is available. Soil conditions must be appropriate -- try to grow it in yellow sand with excellent drainage.
Attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators.
Scrub, in open areas. Sandhills, coastal hammocks. Mostly near the coast.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Short lived. Rarely grown as it is difficult to establish.