Beach false foxglove (Agalinis fasciculata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pink to lavender in color.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

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Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Feb 16, 2013 9:38 AM

Beach False Foxglove is an annual native wildflower throughout Florida, bursting forth with a lovely display of blooms in late summer and fall. This plant has weak, multi-branching and drooping stems with narrow leaves up to 1 1/2 inches long. The five-lobed flowers are pink to lavender in color with darker pink spotted throats and are born on 12 to 14 inch tall spikes. Habitat for this annual is along roadside easements, moist to dry disturbed sites and old fields.

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