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Black Magic Ti Plant

Dark Foliage Plants Trending in Florida

Dark foliage plants are trending in Florida this year. In fact, horticulturists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences predict gardeners will add unconventional plants to their landscape in 2020. And specimens with dark foliage more than fit the bill. Still, ask the experts at ArtisTree…

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Florida landscapes pop with begonias and coconut palms

Florida Landscapes Look Less Crammed with Simple Groupings

Simple design goes a long way, as shown in this stunning waterfront property graced with begonias and coconut palms. Designed by Venice-based ArtisTree Landscape. Florida landscapes look better less crammed, and that’s putting it mildly if you listen to ArtisTree Landscape Designer Clinton Lak. “Florida newcomers enamored with our tropical…

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Florida Firecracker Plant

Florida Firecracker Plants Explode with Color

Florida firecracker plants add a spectacular display of brilliant color to almost landscape, but a word of advice. You don’t tell them what to do; they tell you. That’s because these fiery specimens have minds of their own, spilling this way and that with fountain-like red blooms that attract hummingbirds…

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Emerald Blanket Carissa A Top Groundcover Shrub in Florida

Emerald Blanket Carissa is a sparkling groundcover choice for Southwest Florida residents because, well, you can cover a lot of ground with it. For starters, its deep-green leaves look lovely next to colorful annuals such as Purslane or Blue Daze. And there’s nothing prettier than seeing a rich swath of…

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