Pronunciation: dye-CLIP-ter-uh brak-ee-AY-tuh
Common Name: Branched Dicliptera, Branched Foldwing, Wild Mudwort
Height to: 4'
Width to: 3'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: purple, sometimes pink
- 10 to 0ºF ZONE 7
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
- 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
- 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
Soil Type: fertile, humus rich, moist, well drained
Propagation: sow from seed, this one self sows so be warned?it may be invasive.
Native to: The United States
- late summer
- early autumn
- mid autumn
Larval Host: Texan crescent butterfly. Distribution in the USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MS , MO , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA
A caterpillar host plant for the Cuban Crescent and the Texan Crescent
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