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Screw-pine – not a pine, but definitely whorled!

September 11, 2019

Ornamental plants get quite a few interesting names attached to them based on their appearance. One such plant is the screw pine. It is not a true pine, but it does have whorled foliage which could be interpreted as being in a screw-like pattern. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Exotic, Moderately Drought Tolerant, Pandanus Utilis, Screw-pine, Zone 10

Firespike โ€“ red or purple โ€“ a great winter bloomer!

February 19, 2019

By Ralph E. Mitchell I recently visited the Naples Botanical Garden and was overwhelmed by the beauty and the splendor of the plantings โ€“ my first visit! Of all the plants I could have focused on, the firespike collection was very attention-getting. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Attention-getting, Firespike, Moderately Drought Tolerant

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