Abronia maritima

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Botanical Name: Abronia maritima
Common Name: Red Sand Verbena

Rare. Requires excellent drainage, tolerates salt spray, but does not tolerate frequent summer water or extreme drought. Best on coast.

Plant Family: Nyctaginaceae

Plant Type: Perennial

Height by Width: 6 inches x spreading

Growth Habit: Prostrate, horizontal mats

Deciduous/Evergreen: Stress deciduous

Growth Rate: Fast

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Preference: Well-draining

Water Requiremenets: Occasional to moderate

Cold Hardy to: Frost tender

Flower Season: February - November

Flower Color: Deep wine red

Endangered? List 4/RED 1-2-2

Distribution: South Central Coast, South Coast, Baja, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Channel Islands

Natural Habitat: Coastal dunes below 300'

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: FALSE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE

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