Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Q: I am thinking about planting beach morning glory on my dune areas behind my beach house. What can you tell me about this plant?

A:  The common beach morning glory is generally not cold tolerant enough for our area as it typically grows in cold hardiness zones 10-11.  Perhaps consider planting Fiddle-leaf morning glory, Ipomoea stolonifera, which is a better choice for… Read More

Q: I believe I have the Mexican milkweed in my garden and would like to replace it. Which one should I choose?

Q:  I believe I have the Mexican milkweed in my garden and would like to replace it.  Online I see Asclepias tuberosa and Asclepias lanceolata as well as the incarnata. Which one should I choose? A:  Almost all of… Read More