It has been a pleasure writing this blog, but it is time to move on. My Villages Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society has started a Facebook page. I hope you will join us there. It should be more interactive: a place to share photos of Florida Native plants and yards, ask questions and share your knowledge, to hear about meetings, seminars, plant sales and more. See you there:
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Let me preface today’s entry with a note that this blog will be coming to an end shortly. My Villages Chapter of The Florida Native Plant Society is starting a Facebook page. Facebook will be more interactive, allowing members of the group to post photos, ask questions of the group, share knowledge.
In my small yard, I have Dwarf Walter’s Viburnum (Viburnum obvatum ‘densa’) along the north side of the house. This compact variety may grow to 4’-5’ high and can be pruned to stay neat and tidy. Walter’s Viburnum (Viburnum obvatum) may grow as big as 27’. It is evergreen. In the spring it is covered in beautiful, fragrant white flowers. After flowering, it will get red berries that ripen to black and provide nourishment for lots of birds. It provides cover for birds and small mammals, and is hurricane wind resistant.
It is low maintenance, and once established, needs very little water.
Feb 10 – Walter’s Viburnum getting ready to bloom
Sunday, August 2, 2020
AUGUST - Chapman's Goldenrod with Beebalm
OCTOBER - Chapman's Goldenrod yellow flowers fading
Sunday, July 26, 2020
are more oblong than “plain” twinflower
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Sunday, July 12, 2020
2019 March – one of my Flatwood Plum trees, flowering
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Sunday, June 28, 2020
October 2018 - Three months after planting
Wild Lime Tree with Pinelands lantana and Muhly grass
September 2018 - the two fruits ripened, opened to offer shiny black seeds
Sunday, June 21, 2020
October 2018 Pineland Lantana border with Wild Lime Tree & Muhly Grass
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Sunday, June 7, 2020
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