Ragged Marshelder
Iva ambrosiifolia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iva (EYE-vuh) (Info)
Species: ambrosiifolia (am-bro-see-ih-FOH-lee-a) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 3, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is an excellent plant for dune stabilization. It is very salt tolerant.