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Jatropha is a beautiful blooming shrub or tree that attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds with its flowers. It displays red flowers year round and is very drought resistant. It is an evergreen with glossy leaves. Jatropha can be used as a hedge or as a dwarf tree. 

3 gallon $11.00


Bahama Cassia is a Florida native with lovely yellow flowers.  It attracts butterflies as a nectar source and as the larval host plant for Sulphur butterflies.

3 gallon $12.00


Cape Honeysuckle is a sprawling shrub that produces clusters of brilliant flowers that bloom mostly in the Fall and Winter. These can come in yellow or orange, depending on availability.  It can be trained as a small shrub or used as a hedge/screen. The flowers also attract butterflies and hummingbirds

3 gallon $10.00


The Coontie Palm is Florida's only native cycad. It resembles a small palm and offers a lush tropical look. Coonties are drought resistant, easy to maintain, and are relatively salt tolerant. Coontie Palms are also the host plant for the rare Atala butterfly caterpillar.

7 Gallon  $50.00




 Dune or Beach Sunflower is drought and salt tolerant. This ground cover displays yellow flowers all year, attracting butterflies as a nectar source. It is also a Florida native.


1 gallon $4.00




Firebush is a Florida native and has unique yellow and orange flowers. This shrub is an excellent nectar source for butterflies and hummingbirds.

3 gallon $7.00


Firecracker is a bushy plant that has red flowers that grow on the ends of the leaves. The small red flowers attract butterflies as well as hummingbirds. Can get bushy but with a little trimming can be maintained. 

3 gallon $8.00


Fire Spike this tropical plant produces a red spike flower in the early spring and fall. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. 

3 gallon $10.00



This Lantana mounds rather than spreads. The flowers gradually change color while they are blooming. They flower all year and add lots of color to a garden. Butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers of this plant. 

1 Gallon $3.00

 

Lantana is an easy groundcover to grow. Blooms mostly in spring through summer. Can get bushy and loves being cut back to promote new growth. Also great to keep it on the small side. Butterflies and hummingbirds are both attracted to Lantana nectar.

1 gallon $3.00

 
Milkweed display a cluster of yellow and red flowers year round that strongly attract butterflies. They are the host for the Monarch butterfly caterpillars. It is a nectar and host plant. They are a must have for any butterfly garden. 

1 gallon $4.00


Corky Stem Passion Flower is a fast-growing, native vine that is a must-have for a butterfly garden. It is the larval host plant for Gulf Fritillary, Zebra Longwing and Julia butterflies. The small, yellowish green flowers also attract butterflies with their nectar all year long. It is fast growing and can be grown on a trellis or as ground cover. 
Come in pink, red, purple, and white. Flowers all year round and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. 
3 gallon $6.00

 
Plumbago is a very thick bush. It has light blue flowers that fill the shrub. It can be left to grow wild or trimmed into the landscape. Either way will bring light color into any landscape.

3 gallon $6.00

 

Sweet Almond can be a bush or tree. Its flowers have a lovely fragrance and attract butterflies with their nectar. One butterfly that is especially attracted to its flowers is the rare Atala Butterfly. It is also relatively drought tolerant, making it a good option for xeriscaping.


3 gallon $9.00


Wild Lime is a small, native tree that is well adapted to South Florida's climate.  It has attractive foliage and is drought tolerant.  It is also the larval host plant for the Giant Swallowtail butterfly.    

7 gallon Minimum  $30.00

 

Sunshine Mimosa is a great ground cover, native to Florida. It covers very quickly a flowers in the warmer months. Another cool feature is that the leaves will close and move when touched.

1 Gallon $5.00

 

 Society Garlic is fragrant, clean looking ground cover. It has short, grass-like leaves with purple flowers that grow above the leaves on taller stems.

1 gallon $3.00

 

 Blue Daze is a simple groundcover that has a blue flower and blooms all year long. It doesn't spread out of control but rather slightly bushes up. Easily kept smaller by a little trimming.

1 Gallon $4.00

 

Purslane A perennial ground cover that comes in a multitude of colors. Flowers open in the sun at day and close at night. Purslane is great for walkway borders or just to fill up an empty space with eye-catching color.

1 Gallon $4.00

Shrimp plant care should also include frequent trimming to encourage fuller growth and more bloom. Once the first bracts appear, a shrimp plant will bloom for months and then will rest for a short time before blooming again. The best time to trim and prune is when blooming begins to slow.                                                                                                                                                                                   


3 gallon $7.00

 

The 'Louis Phillipe' climbing rose simply thrives in South Florida. It has beautiful red flowers that smell great. The 'Louis Phillipe' is nematode and disease resistant and is by far the most carefree rose you can grow here.


3 gallon $24.00