Oleander

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_NERIANDER.jpg CommonName:Oleander
BotanicalName:NeriumOleander
Flower time:Spring-fall
FlowerColor:Red,yellow,pinks&white
Zone:8-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:High
Size:to 12ft
Salt tolerance:High
Growth rate:Medium
Problems:Occasionally caterpillars

Oyster Plant

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_starr-070215-4514.jpg CommonName:Oyster Plant
Botanical name:Rhoeo spathacea
Flower time:Year-round
Flower color:White
Zone:10a-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:High
Size:1-1.5ft
Salt tolerance:Med
Growth rate:Fast
Problems:Rot if too wet

Pampas Grass

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_Pampas_Grass_Dwarf_3x4.jpg CommonName:Pampas Grass
Botanical name:Cortaderia selloana
Flower time:summer/Fall
Flower color:White
Zone:9-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:High
Size: to 8 ft
Salt tolerance:High
Growth rate:Fast
Problems:  Watch for critters nesting in grass!

Passion Vine

passion vine CommonName:Passion Vine
Botanical name:Passiflora
Flower time:Summer/fall
Flower color:Purples, red, & burgundy
Zone10-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:High
Size:varies
Salt tolerance:Med/low
Growth rate:Fast
Problems:caterpillars

Pentas

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_Pentas-New-Look-Pink.jpg CommonName:Pentas
Botanical name:Pentas lanceolata
Flower time:Year-round
Flower color:Pinks, purples, red, & white
Zone:9-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:Low
Size:1.5ft, standard red to 3 ft
Salt tolerance:Low
Growth rate:Medium
Problems:Fertilize regularlly

Perennial Peanut

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_perennial_peanut_3.jpg CommonName:Perennial Peanut
Botanical name:Arachis glabarata
Flower time:Spring-Fall
Flower color:Yellow
Zone:8b-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:High
Size: 6 inches
Salt tolerance:
Growth rate:Medium/fast
Problems:

Philodendron Split Leaf

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_Philodendron300.jpg CommonName:Philodendron Split leaf
Botanical name:Philodendron selloum
Flower time:Spring/summer
Flower color:Green
Zone:10a-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:Medium
Size:to 6ft
Salt tolerance:Low
Growth rate:Fast
Problems:

Pitch Apple

pitch apple

CommonName:PitchApple
BotanicalName:ClusiaRosea
Flower time:Summer
Flower color:Pink & white
Zone:10b-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:High
Size:can go to 30ft
Salt tolerance:High
Growth rate:Slow
Problems:

Can control growth by trimming!

Plumbago

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_Plumbago-capensis_edit.jpg

CommonName:Plumbagp
Botanical name:PlumbagoAuriculata
Flower time:Year-round
Flower color:Blues&White
Zone:10a-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:Med
Size:to 5 ft
Salt tolerance:Medium
Growth rate:Medium
Problems:

Prune & fertilize to keep bushy!

Porter Weed

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_porterweed01.jpg CommonName:Porterweed
Botanical name:Stachytarpheta urticifolia
Flower time:Year-round
Flower color:Purples & pinks
Zone:8-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:High
Size:to 3 ft
Salt tolerance:
Growth rate:Fast
Problems:

Purple Queen

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_Tradscantiueen.jpg CommonName:Purple Heart/Queen
Botanical name:Setcreasea pallida
Flower time:Year-round
Flower color:Pink
Zone:3-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:High
Size:1ft
Salt tolerance:Medium
Growth rate:Fast
Problems: rot if too wet

Purslane

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_purslane12.jpg CommonName:Purslane/moss rose
Botanical name:Portulaca grandiflora
Flower time:Late spring-fall
Flower color:Many
Zone:10b-11
Exposure:Sun
Drought tolerance:High
Size:1 ft
Salt tolerance:High
Growth rate:Fast
Problems: rot if too wet

Pygmy Date Palm

c_150 _ 150_16777215_00_images_stories_plants_o_p_pygm10.jpg CommonName:Pygmy Date Palm
Botanical name:Phoenix roebelenii
Flower time:Srping
Flower color:White
Zone:10a-11
Exposure:Sun/part
Drought tolerance:High
Size:to 10 ft
Salt tolerance:Low
Growth rate:Slow
Problems:

   

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Fax: 941-923-1246

 

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