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PlantFiles: Florida Pennyroyal
Piloblephis rigida

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Piloblephis (pil-oh-BLEF-is) (Info)
Species: rigida (RIG-ih-duh) (Info)

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Category:
Groundcovers
Herbs
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Dec 16, 2004, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Florida Pennyroyal is a delightful little plant found in flatwoods and on sandhills throughout Florida. It is very fragrant, and is used as a tea to settle upset stomachs. It is a wonderful addition to potpouri.

Regional...

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

Bartow, Florida
Beverly Hills, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Pierce, Florida
Fountain, Florida
Port Saint Lucie, Florida



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