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Stachytarpheta urticifolia

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Spicebush Swallowtail Female
Tiger Swallowtail Male
Palamedes Swallowtail Male
Cloudless Sulphur Male
Red Porterweed
Gulf Fritillary
Common Names: Dwarf Red Porterweed

Botanical Name: Stachytarpheta urticifolia

Plant type: Perennial shrub in zones 9-11
Annual in all other zones

Zone: 9-11

Light: Sun to partial shade

Size: 3' high, 2' wide

Water: Average

Soil: Best in rich garden soil but will grow in almost any soil

Propagation: Cuttings

Bloom: Red