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PlantFiles: Ragged Marshelder
Iva ambrosiifolia

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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



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