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Pygmy date palm: Small palm, big appeal

Pygmy date palm: Small palm, big appeal

The pygmy date palm (Phoenix roebelenii) is considered one of the most popular palms seen in the residential landscape. It is hard not to admire this palm as it stands out in the landscape. Its featherlike fronds are bright green and curved which gives it the tropical look than many people look for ...

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Firebush – A Blaze of Color

Firebush – A Blaze of Color

Firebush (Hamelia patens), is a wonderfully cooperative and colorful native to brighten your garden.  Gardeners love Firebush because it produces flowers consistently year around in our South Florida area.  Its bright red tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies, including the zebra ...

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Summer Annuals Take The Heat

Summer Annuals Take The Heat

We have a GREAT SELECTION OF ANNUALS that will add a burst of color to your landscape. Portulaca • Variegated Aptenia • Lantana • Caladiums • Pentas Stop by In The Garden and our knowledgeable staff will help you choose the right plants for your outdoor space.

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Coontie:  Home Sweet Home – For Butterflies

Coontie: Home Sweet Home – For Butterflies

A plant originating deep within the history of Florida, the Coontie plant, sometimes referred to as a palm, is actually not a palm at all, but an ancient cycad, or what we think of as a “living fossil”! These bright green shrubs can add a great pop of fresh color and foliage to a Floridian

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Wild coffee: Native plant on the wild side

Wild coffee: Native plant on the wild side

Wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) is a native ornamental shrub that goes very well in most native landscapes. This plant is found in the higher areas of swampy or wet areas that are seasonally wet and dry. Its glossy green leaves marked with deep grooves adds a nice textured look to a green hedge or ...

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Visit Our New Succulent Garden

Visit Our New Succulent Garden

Succulents and cacti now arriving. Succulents come in a variety of interesting forms, texture, and colors and are easy to care for. Visit our succulent garden and our knowledgeable staff will help you choose plants you can grow both indoors and out.

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The Fishtail Palm is Perfect for Island Living

The Fishtail Palm is Perfect for Island Living

The fishtail palm (Caryota mitis) is originally from Southeast Asia and does well in our warm climate and it will even withstand some of the cold snaps that occur in Southwest Florida. It’s an easy-care palm, versatile and pretty popular in tropical landscapes either as a specimen or to ...

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Canna Lily is a Wonderful Addition to Any Garden

Canna Lily is a Wonderful Addition to Any Garden

An herbaceous perennial with showy flowers and foliage, the Canna Lily (Canna x gerneralis) is a perennial rhizomatous plant that, ultimately, makes for a wonderful addition to any garden. Cannas are relatively easy to care for. They like it hot and sunny and they like to stay moist, so typical ...

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Fakahatchee grass: Native ornamental grass

Fakahatchee grass: Native ornamental grass

Fakahatchee Grass (Tripsacum dactyloides) also known as Gama Grass, is a native ornamental grass found in the southeastern United States. This grass has bright green narrow leaves or blades that have a serrated edge. They grow in nicely rounded clumps and typically get 5-6 feet in height in our ...

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The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

Are you looking for a dramatic, low-water succulent plant? Try a desert rose. The desert rose is the star of any succulent garden which thrives in hot, dry sunny conditions. As its name implies, this is a very drought tolerant plant that performs best in a well-drained area of the landscape. If ...

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