Load up your wagon for the 12th annual Baker County Spring Garden Festival and enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping from local plant vendors, plus free kid’s activities, exhibits and more. Visitors can also receive Florida-Friendly landscaping ... READ MORE
Named by Ponce de Leon in 1513, La Florida means “Land of Flowers” — and indeed it is! Florida has more than 3,600 native and naturalized flowering species. Wildflowers are plants that grow in their natural state with little or no interference ... READ MORE
Learn which plants and gardening techniques will attract the greatest number of pollinators to your garden. Topics will include attracting butterflies, bees and native pollinators, nectar and host plants, native bee nest boxes and more. $10 ... READ MORE
Stokes' aster or Stokesia (Stokesia laevis) is a Florida native that is extremely easy to grow. This evergreen perennial makes a wonderful border plant and you will enjoy the daisy-like flowers that stand above the ground-hugging leaves during ... READ MORE
Firespike (Odontonema strictum) is an herbaceous perennial with large showy spikes of bright red tubular flowers that bloom during autumn. These flowers attract many species of butterflies as well as hummingbirds.
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A Florida native sunflower that grows in low wet areas throughout the state, but also performs well in landscapes is the Swamp Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius). It is also sometimes called Narrow-leaf Sunflower, which describes it’s long, ... READ MORE
This large, fast-growing, multistemmed shrub is popular as a screen or background planting, but is too vigorous and tall to use against the foundation or in small areas. The full clusters of fragrant, pale blue flowers attract butterflies in ... READ MORE