Florida Native Plants

Florida Native Plants – Tropical Plants Florida

Here are some of the best Florida Native Plants for the average gardener. Most are easy to care for and require low maintenance.

Be sure to check back with us often because we are always adding to our inventory!

Firebush Picture


Firebush

Live Plant with Red and Orange Flowers

Nectar Rich and Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds

…more about Firebush Plants

 

Firespike

 

Firespike

Live Plant with Vivid Red Flower Spikes

Winter Bloom Attracts Hummingbirds

…more about Firespike Plants

 

Honeysuckle Vine


Honeysuckle Vine

Live Plant with Orange Yellow Flowers ‘Coral’

Attracts Hummingbirds

…more about Honeysuckle Vines

 

Come back to see what is new in our Florida Native Plants section. We have different plants at different times of the year.

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Tropical Plants and Trees

 

 

 

Tropical Hibiscus Live Old Heirloom Rare Double Mauve Purple Marguerite

About Hibiscus Rosa Senisis – Hibiscus ‘Marguerite

Hibiscus Marguerite is an old heirloom cultivar that is seldom produced commercial now. It is a lovely, unusual, exotic shade of mauve lavender with a deeper burgundy colored throat. It is suitable for growing in tropical and sub tropical landscapes or as a potted plant for the porch, poolside, or patio.

Marguerite Hibiscus have the large, unique color in the flower of many exotics, but is a moderately strong and vigorous plant. It grows slightly slower than many landscape cultivars, but can be used in many applications where the slower growth is a desirable trait, and it will bloom in light shade.

Left unpruned, Marguerite will reach a mature height of about 2′ to 3′ , but is easy to maintain at lower heights. Frequent pruning is beneficial and helps the plant grower bushier and stronger.
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Japanese Blueberry Tree Eleocarpus Decipiens

Japanese Blueberry Tree – Eleocarpus Decipiens

Japanese Blueberry Bushes – Japanese Blueberry Trees

Japanese Blueberry Tree Plant

These are ideal for suburbs and provide a nice green foliage backdrop to your landscape and gardens. They are also great for use as small hedges.

Japanese blueberry bushes are fairly easy to care for. These evergreen trees produce small white flowers and bluish-black berries that follow blooming.

One of the greatest things about the fruit is that it does not stain driveways and walkways.

These can be hard to find when looking to purchase one. Lucky for you, Emerald Goddess Gardens has a great supply of healthy Blueberry Trees, and at great prices!

Japanese Blueberry Bush
Japanese Blueberry Tree Sizes

The Japanese Blueberry Trees can grow to sizes of thirty to fifty feet in height and as wide as forty feet. This makes them extremely versatile when landscaping with the ability to trim as a hedge, bush or tree.

Planting Zones for Blueberry Trees

Recommended planting hardiness zones for the blueberry tree is from 8b to 11. Their variance of the zone requirements is very small. It needs soil that has a pH balance of between 6.6 to 7.8 and slightly alkaline or neutral. It does best when planted in full sun or partial shade.

Find your USDA Plant Hardness Zone Here.

Caring for Your Japanese Blueberry Bush

** Very Important Note Do not over water!

Maintain a regular watering schedule but avoid over watering. The soil should drain well to avoid standing water around the blueberry tree roots. Use a good fertilizer at the beginning of Spring to aid in health and growth.

The Japanese Blueberry Tree, or Japanese Blueberry Bush, is a great addition to any landscape. They are relatively easy to care for and are great as bushes, trees and even hedges.

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Japanese Blueberry Bushes – Japanese Blueberry Tree