Ernodea littoralis

beach-creeper, golden creeper


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color   flower color      white,orange,pink,red
Fruit Color: fruit color      yellow
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits


Recommended Uses: Low specimen plant, mass plantings. Can be used as a low hedge, even sheared. Useful for beach dune stabilization.
Considerations: Clonal.
Propagation: Cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Acidic to calcareous


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Provides food for birds and other wildlife.
Native Habitats: Dunes, coastal areas with rocky soils (sunny, open areas).

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: