Alternatives to the Normal Valentine’s Day Bouquet
Are you looking for a unique gift for someone this Valentine’s Day? If you traditionally grab a bouquet of roses, or a potted plant from the local store, think outside the box this year and try one of these fun (and holiday colored!) plants. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Tillandsia is a fun and unique option for a Valentine’s gift. It grows without soil, so it is a good option for a low-maintenance gardener.
The native red Hibiscus is a beautiful shade of red. It grows in wet areas and works well in a low-lying area or along a pond or lake.
Pentas are a common perennial in central Florida. They come in many fun shades of red and pink, and are easy to grow.
Pentas attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. They look great in containers with other plants or in a mass planting in the landscape You can’t go wrong with Pentas!
Camellias are a garden favorite. A classic evergreen shrub known for beautiful, showy blooms. Shades of red and pink are available.
Bromeliads come in many shapes and sizes and can be grown in the ground or in a planter. These bromeliads feature red foliage.