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Oct

28

2020

Ixora: a quintessential plant of Southwest Florida

Ixora ‘Nora Grant’ (xora coccinia) pronounced “icks-SORE-ah” is perhaps one of the most quintessential plants of Southwest Florida presenting its colorful hot-pink flowers, which bloom...

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Oct

21

2020

Myrsine is a great native plant choice

Rapanea-Myrsine guanesis or commonly known as Myrsine is a frequently used Florida native plant. Its leathery green leaves are its most prominent feature. The flowers...

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Oct

14

2020

Seabreeze Bamboo

Seabreeze Bamboo (Bambusa Malingensis) is an excellent choice to create a natural living green privacy screen in your garden. A non-invasive, clumping bamboo, it does...

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Oct

07

2020

Sweet Almond Verbena: Smells so Sweet

Only a small number of plants provide the long-blooming season of Aloysia virgata (Sweet Almond Verbena). Part of the Verbenaceae family it is also known...

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Sep

23

2020

The elegant palm that can be used for making jam

The Sylvester date palm tree, also known as the phoenix sylvestris, is one of the most popular palm trees in the world. This luxurious tree...

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Sep

16

2020

Spider plant: Great house plant

The house plant Chlorophytum comosum, also known as the spider plant, is a highly durable and trusted indoor and outdoor species for south Florida. This...

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Sep

01

2020

R.S. Walsh Voted Best of Fort Myers

Thank you for voting us the best in The News-Press’ annual Best of Fort Myers awards.  We are honored by your support!  

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Aug

26

2020

Dwarf Yaupon Holly – The Southern Boxwood

The Dwarf Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria ‘nana’) is native along the Eastern States and into Central Florida and is well known for its slow growth...

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Aug

19

2020

Try this Prickly Native

The native Coral Bean (Erythrina herbacea) is ready to branch out along your coastal seascape, brightening the mood with evergreen and scarlet hues. This blossoming...

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Aug

05

2020

Agave Attenuata – for the Modern Landscape.

Agave Attenuata from the Agavaceae family is commonly referred to as Spineless Century Plant. This agave is a much smaller version of the traditional Agave...

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Jul

29

2020

Xanadu philodendron will bring unique green foliage to your tropical landscape

Xanadu philodendron (Philodendron Xanadu) is a widely used and very popular south Florida plant that will bring unique green foliage to your tropical landscape. This...

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Jul

22

2020

Mango Fruit is a Summer Treat

Mango (Magnifera indica L.) is one of the most sought after and delicious tropical fruits in the world and you can grow them right here...

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