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PlantFiles: Branched Foldwing, False Mint
Dicliptera brachiata

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Family: Acanthaceae (ah-kanth-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dicliptera (dye-CLIP-ter-uh) (Info)
Species: brachiata (brak-ee-AY-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive LindaTX8 On Jun 29, 2007, LindaTX8 from NE Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

This native plant is a host plant for the Texas Crescent butterfly. It is found mainly in relatively moist environments in the wild, such as along creeks and rivers. It can also grow in drier environments. It can easily become invasive.

Regional...

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

Key Largo, Florida



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