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ArtisTree Plantopinions: Plumeria Can Be a Stick in the Mud

Plumeria (also known as Frangipani) is often associated with botanical gardens. But drive around Sarasota or Venice in the summer, and you’ll see it popping up in many neighborhoods. It can turn a residence into an instant tropical showplace with its bright blooms and large leaves. (In Hawaii, the flowers…

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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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