Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013
General Landscape Uses:
Long cultivated for its showy flowers. Apparently not escaped from cultivation in South Florida.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Wildlife and Ecology: Nectar plant
for giant swallowtail
(Papilio cresphontes), gulf fritillary (Agraulis vanillae), long-tailed skipper (Urbanus proteus), mangrove skipper (Phocides pigmalion) and other butterflies.
For more information and links to an image, visit our Floristic Inventory of South Florida Database Online