Marsh Elder -Iva frutescens

Marsh Elder -Iva frutescens

Woody shrub that is salt, poor soil, and drought tolerant. Grows up to 6 ft. Landscape value. Habitats include coastal areas in Zones 7-11, such as upper dunes, bay beaches, mangrove areas, and salt marshes. Commonly identified by its saw toothed, lance shaped leaves. Spreads vegetatively.

Plant Characteristics:

Salt/Sun/Wind/Drought/Poor Soil Tolerance * Landscape Value * Zones 7-11