Variable; usually 1 to 2 feet.
Slow rate of growth
Full sun to full shade
Excellent salt and drought tolerance
Zones 8 to 11
A low, compact, perennial, usually wider than tall,
with an underground stem and a cluster of evergreen, fernlike basal leaves.
A conspicuous, erect, cylindrical cone forms on separate male and female plants.
The female plant bears large, fleshy, bright orange seeds.
Coontie underneath Jamaica Caper in bloom.