Lippia stoechadifolia

southern fogfruit; southern matchsticks

Verbenaceae

Synonyms:  Phyla stoechadifolia

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: spreading    Width: .5 to 1.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,purple
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Propagation: Easily grown from cuttings
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Possible larval host plant for common buckeye (Junonia coenia), phaon crescent (Phyciodes phaon) and white peacock (Anartia jatrophae) butterflies. Possible nectar plant for barred yellow (Eurema daira), ceraunus blue (Hemiargus ceraunus), field skipper (Atalopedes campestris), gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus), little metalmark (Calephelis virginiensis), Palatka skipper (Euphyes pilatka), phaon crescent, queen (Danaus gilippus), swarthy skipper (Nastra lherminier), tropical checkered-skipper (Pyrgus oileus) and other butterflies.
Native Habitats: Wet prairies.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other Comments:

This is an endangered plant. Please purchase from reputable sources only.