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Dracena Song of India plant

Dracaena Song of India Plants Play Well in Florida Landscapes

Dracaena Song of India plants lift Florida landscapes in the most lyrical way. Bright bursts of lime-green branches swirl out and upward, contrasting beautifully with dark shrubs or hedges. You’d think a tropical specimen this bold and artful would require a lot of special attention, but for Sarasota residents, it’s…

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Florida mast trees

Florida Mast Trees An Offbeat But Satisfying Landscape Choice

Southwest Florida mast trees look like they’ve stepped out of a quirky fashion magazine. Tall and slender, their feathery branches droop all the way to the ground, resembling floor-length pencil skirts that totally obscure their trunks. These attention-getters have glided their way into Sarasota Florida landscapes as an unconventional option…

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Simpson's Stopper Florida

Simpson’s Stopper Moves Florida Landscapes Forward with Style

An easy-care Florida native, Simpson's Stopper can be grown as a shrub, tree or lush hedge and requires almost no maintenance once established. Simpson’s Stopper is one of those Florida native plants that often has to have its odd name explained. So let’s stop and talk about the stopper. Many…

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Florida geraniums

Florida Geraniums Planted in Wrong Months Finally Speak Up

These Florida geraniums are the darlings of fall & winter landscapes. Florida geraniums weary of being planted in summer asked ArtisTree Landscape to explain why, especially now that October is here. Here is their letter printed in its entirety. Dear Florida Geranium Homeowners, If you’ve relocated from the Northeast to…

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