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

Answer from NGA
March 14, 2010


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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