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Jun

16

2021

Blue-Eyed Grass is a Wildlife Attractor

Blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium) is a native herbaceous perennial grass native to south Florida and the eastern United States all the way up to Quebec...

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Jun

09

2021

Gaillardia: Blanket of Sunshine

Gaillardia pulchella, gaillardia or blanket-flower, is one of our fun Florida natives. It is a colorful flowering plant often found along dunes, coastal areas and...

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Jun

02

2021

Papaya Tree is a Luscious Fruit

The papaya tree is an exotic fruiting specimen that grows best in USDA zones 9 and 10. Native to Central America, this tropical plant thrives...

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May

26

2021

Necklace Pod: A jewel for your landscape

Necklace pod (Sophora tomentosa) is a wonderful evergreen and flowering plant, which has a high tolerance for salt and low water requirements making it ideal...

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May

19

2021

Tickseed – Small Wildflower, Big Impact

Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii) is native Florida wildflower found in nearly every county in the State of Florida.  In South Florida this cultivar of Tickseed blooms...

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May

12

2021

Dwarf Clusia Used as Ground Cover, Border of Accent Plant

Most everyone is familiar with the Clusia that is commonly used as a hedge or buffer. It is easily recognized by its dense semi-succulent pear-shaped...

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May

05

2021

Buccaneer Palm is an Unusual and Unique Island Native

To bring the unusual and unique to an island native garden, the addition of a silvery-blue buccaneer palm is a great choice. This specimen palm...

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Apr

28

2021

Yucca Rostrata Makes A Striking Focal Point in Your Garden

Yucca Rostrata, sometimes known as Beaked Yucca, is one of the most interesting varieties in the Yucca family of Cactus-Succulents. This is a very ornamental,...

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Apr

23

2021

R.S. Walsh In The Garden Donates $5,000 to The United Way

– R. S. Walsh In The Garden donated $5,000 to The United Way of Lee County. A portion of every sale at the garden center...

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Apr

21

2021

Florida Peperomia

Florida Peperomia (Peperomia obstusifolia) is a native groundcover primarily used for natural landscapes and shade gardens in southwest Florida. This unique species is an epiphytic...

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Apr

14

2021

The Fishtail Palm is Perfect for Island Living

The fishtail palm (Caryota mitis) is originally from Southeast Asia and does well in our warm climate and it will even withstand some of the...

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Apr

07

2021

Giant Leopard Plant is a Beautiful Shade Garden Species

Giant Leopard Plant (Farfugium japonicum ‘Gigantea’) is a beautiful shade garden species that adds unique foliage and color to the understory of your tropical garden....

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