Warning: Parameter 2 to WC_Catalog_Restrictions_Query::posts_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/subustud/public_html/hootacrefarm.com/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 288
April 2017 - Hoot Acre Farm
Pink Hibiscus

Pink Hibiscus

Hibiscus is one of the most commonly used Florida flowering plants, and with good reason – gorgeous blooms. For most varieties, each flower lasts only one day, but on a thriving plant you’ll have buds bursting into bloom to quickly replace fallen blossoms....
Star Jasmine

Star Jasmine

This easy-care viney shrub could take prizes for being the plant that goes anywhere. Star jasmine takes the cold, the heat, the blazing South Florida sun or a shady bed, even wet conditions. Lightly scented flowers appear on and off all year on this true jasmine....
Cherries Jubilee Allamanda

Cherries Jubilee Allamanda

Allamanda vine is one of South Florida’s most popular vines for glorious color and ease of care. With big, beautiful flowers as much as 4 inches across, it blooms on and off all year. The yellow-flowering vine is the most well known, though there is a variety...
Asparagus Fern

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus fern is native to South Africa and is an evergreen herb that is commonly used as a groundcover or in container plantings. It is also widely used in hanging baskets for its showy foliage and bright red berries. The common name is somewhat deceiving because...
Sky Vine

Sky Vine

Blue flowering plants are a rarity in South Florida, and sky vine’s incredibly beautiful clusters of blue-violet blooms light up the landscape with their unusual color and size. This is one fast-growing vine…like the famous bunny, it keeps going –...
Cat Tail

Cat Tail

Cattails grow in dense stands in fresh or brackish marshes and around the margins of lakes, ponds and sluggish streams. Cattails have stiff, unbranched stems and long, erect, swordlike leaves. The stems are topped by dense cylindrical spikes of tiny brown flowers...
Frangipani

Frangipani

You may recognize frangipani blossoms as one of the flowers used to make Hawaiian leis. Also known as plumeria, the pinwheel-shaped blooms of this tropical beauty are incredibly fragrant and come in a range of colors — white, yellow, pink, or variegated....

Sunshine Mimosa

Sunshine Mimosa is an evergreen perennial ground cover native to most of Florida. It is extremely hardy and spreads aggressively. Sunshine mimosa is a legume and it exhibits the typical pinnately compound foliage.  The leaves are not sensitive to touch as is that of...
Grassy Arrowhead

Grassy Arrowhead

Grassy arrowhead grows in wet areas such as marshes and the banks of rivers and lakes. It is a perennial herb long, grass-like leaves. We found this one at Corkscres Swamp Preserve 15 miles east of Naples.
Milkweed

Milkweed

Milkweed is a group of plants named for their milky sap. They’re an important nectar source for bees and other insects, and serve as host plants for certain butterflies. In fact, milkweed is the only plant material monarch caterpillars can eat. Also known as...
Wandering Jew

Wandering Jew

Wandering Jew is a colorful and fast-growing groundcover. The purple-green leaves with broad, silvery stripes and purple undersides are produced along succulent stems, which root wherever they touch soil. Small, rose-pink flowers are produced among the leaves of...
Hop Sedge

Hop Sedge

Hop sedge almost exclusively occurs in wetlands. It is well adapted to mucky soil and is typically found growing in boggy areas, wet ditches, along pond and stream margins, as well as flooded woodlands. It is one of the most ornamental sedges for use in rain gardens....