Trichostema dichotomum

forked bluecurls

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 1-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color      blue
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance


Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden. Appreciated for its interesting flowers and nectar plant. Grow as an annual.
Considerations: May seed overly enthusiastically.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Adaptable


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Attracts various pollinators.
Native Habitats: Scrub, xeric hammock, overgrown sandhill, flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Noted for fragrance.