Porterweed (with the Queen) Coral Porterweed
Porterweed is a low, sprawling shrub with a subtle beauty. It's a fairly long-lived, semi-woody perennial that should live at least four years. It reseeds after it becomes established, but is not a pest. Flowers open in the morning, and close in the afternoon. Blooms year round. Grows to 3-4' and flowers are blue, purple, or coral. Usually alive with zebra longwings and other butterflies.
A native to centaral and south Florida and the tropics. Found in open woodlands, clearings, and disturbed, well-drained areas
Light: Full sun/part shade
Propagation: Seeds, cuttings
Soil and Fertility: Well-drained soil of average fertility
Hardiness: Zone 9-11
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