Gaillardia: Sown from seed
Tropicana canna leaves add a pop of color in the midst of irises, angel's trumpet, coleus, agapanthus
Florida-Friendly: Caladiums, variegated liriope, agapanthus, angel wing begonia
Florida-Friendly: Layers of gingers: variegated shell ginger, butterfly ginger, Indian Surprise Ginger and White Queen caladiums
Firebush located in front lawn renovation project area
Clerodendron Ugandese or Blue Butterfly Bush
A view of the front gardens. Layers of flax lily, caladiums, variegated shell ginger, xanadu, giant liriope visible
North side (front) garden. Mixture of oakleaf hydrangea, saw palmetto, caladiums, variegated liriope, boston fern, azaleas and bordered with variegated liriope.
Florida natives: sabal palm and saw palmetto at the base of towering live oaks.
Autumn Fern plopped down by the wind or maybe a bird? Regardless ~ it is a volunteer.
North side-front garden: Clerodendron Pagoda Flower in background
Clerodendron: Pagoda Flower
Northside berm: flax lily border, basil & rosemary, caladiums, elephant ears, peach tree, powder puff shrub
Northside berm: Florida-Friendly plants mixed in with (cold hardy) Chinese Fan Palm & Pindo Palm
Natives include: Coral bean, coontie palm, firebush, saw palmetto, oakleaf hydrangea
Northside berm with neighbor's fencing in background.
Northside berm: from this angle~ flax lily border, sinenis ligustrum, new zealand tea roses, coral honeysuckle, southern magnolia, peach tree
Northside berm: Florida-Friendly mixed with natives. Oakleaf hydrangea, pentas, flax lily, giant liriope, variegated liriope, coontie palms, caladiums, coral bean, african irises, jewels of opar
A view from the wildflower garden through the butterfly garden and into the tropical pathways.
A view of the back side on the south property line. Natives visible: Golden rod, firebush, saw palmetto, fakahatchee grass, carolina jessamine. Florida- Friendly visible: variegated liriope, sweet potato vine, zinnias, african iris, yarrow, milkweed, selloum philodendrons, crepe myrtle, daylilies.
From the entrance to the tropical pathway looking SE. Flax lily delineates pathways and borders beds. Florida natives: passion vine, firebush, fakahatchee grass. Florida-Friendly plants: Sweet potato vine, caladiums, pentas, plumbago, cannas, flax lily, swallowtail plant, milkweed.
Christia Obcordata 'swallo tail' in container pots with caladiums and coleus
A view to the SE in the back garden.