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Sep

22

2021

The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

Are you looking for a dramatic, low-water succulent plant? Try a desert rose. The desert rose is the star of any succulent garden which thrives...

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Sep

15

2021

The Florida Royal Palm is Truly Majestic

The Florida Royal Palm (Roystonea Regia) is a Florida native palm species and is often considered one of the most beautiful palms in the world. ...

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Sep

08

2021

European Fan Palm – Big design in a small palm

Multiple clumps curving as they rise with a fan-shaped leaf, in colors ranging from sage green to bluish green, give this palm an edgy, modern...

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Sep

08

2021

Katia Olmstead Joins R.S. Walsh Landscaping as Landscape Designer

R.S. Walsh Landscaping, a full-service landscape design-build company, announced that Katia Olmstead recently joined the business as a landscape designer. “We are excited to add...

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Sep

01

2021

Marlberry: A Seminole indian resource

The marlberry (Ardisia escalloniodes) plants are native to Central and Southern Florida as well as the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. It starts out in...

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Aug

25

2021

Blue Porterweed is a Butterfly Attractant

Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta cayennensis) is part of the Verbenaceae family. The bright green leaves have a quilt-like appearance and a toothed leaf margin. Small deep...

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Aug

18

2021

The Seagrape Plays an Important Role in the Ecosystem

Seagrape (Coccolabil unifera) is a member of the buckwheat family as odd as that sounds.  To us, it’s a stalwart native shrub with evergreen, leathery...

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Aug

11

2021

Bahama cassia: Butterfly attractor

Bahama Cassia (Cassia chapmanii) also known as (Cassia Bahamanesis) is an excellent choice for a South Florida butterfly garden. With delicate green leaves and pretty...

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Aug

04

2021

Aloe vera: A soothing plant

Aloe vera is certainly one of the most useful plants in our south Florida plant palette. Aloe vera is an interesting succulent plant that takes...

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Jul

07

2021

Purple Passion Flower Vine

Purple Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata). This perennial flowering vine is native to Florida and is one of the most complex and intricate flowers among...

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Jun

30

2021

Spider Lily (Hymenocallis latifolia)

The American Spider Lily is a Florida native as well as a native of the West Indies. It is popular for its foliage and ‘spidery’...

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Jun

23

2021

Hurricane palm: A true survivor

Hurricane palm (Dictyosperma) is a superior survivor in the face of high winds and punishing hurricane conditions which earned it the nickname ‘hurricane palm.’ While...

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