salt tolerant - Knowledgebase Question

port orange, Fl
Question by TBurns4250
March 14, 2010
Hi:Can you tell me if Lily of the nile and Iris apostles are salt tolerant. I am across from the ocean near Daytona Bch,Fl.Thankyou


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Answer from NGA
March 14, 2010

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Both Apostles Iris and Lily of the nile are tolerant of salt spray but they also show only moderate tolerance to salty ground water. I think the only way you'll be able to tell is to grow a test plant and see how it fares. If all is well you can add more to your landscape.

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