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Bok Choy

Bok Choy

Bok choy is a tasty Asian vegetable that’s also kown as Chinese cabbage. It’s a non-heading cabbage with dark green leaves and white leaf stalks and is grown as an annual. Bok Choy flowers grow in brilliant yellow umbel clusters. They are delicate in size...
Laurel Oak

Laurel Oak

Struggling with allergies lately? Tree pollen is the likely cause. That super-fine yellow dust you find on your car in the morning is tree pollen. One of the trees shedding pollen right now is the Laurel Oak. Its flowers aren’t showy. They’re really tiny...
Rice Button Aster

Rice Button Aster

Rice Button Aster is a native perennial here in Florida, the most common and widespread aster in the state. It is an extremely adaptable perennial that can tolerate a variety of growing conditions. Source: The National Gardening Association: Plants...
Sweet Clock Vine

Sweet Clock Vine

Many flowering vines thrive in Florida’s mild climate, including sweet clock vine, a native of India and Southern Asia. Also known as White Lady Vine, the blooms are fragrant and attractive to butterflies, bees and birds. This one is creeping along our...
Podocarpus

Podocarpus

Podocarpus is a popular living fence or hedge with its densely foliated limbs and neat, dark green, evergreen leaves. The inconspicuous flowers are followed by fleshy, purple, small, edible fruits which are quite attractive to birds. Source: UF|IFAS Solutions for...
White Orchid

White Orchid

Phalaenopsis Alba white orchid is recommended for novice orchid growers because it can endure less than perfect growing conditions making it an excellent orchid for Florida gardeners. It blooms in early spring, producing long arching sprays that last for more than one...
Amaryllis

Amaryllis

Many tropical and subtropical bulbs thrive in Florida, and amaryllis is one of them. Amaryllis are tough, reliable bulbs that require little care. Every spring, after a required winter rest period, the amaryllis around our white orchid tree send up their leafless...