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PlantFiles: Pride of Big Pine
Strumpfia maritima

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Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Strumpfia (Strump-FEE-a) (Info)
Species: maritima (muh-RIT-tim-muh) (Info)

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida



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