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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 Homeowners, If you’ve relocated to Southwest Florida from the…

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Hong Kong orchid trees

Hong Kong Orchid Trees Dazzle with Supersized Blooms

Hong Kong Orchid Trees in Sarasota and Venice don’t even look real. There is no way an exotic orchid-shaped flower can bust out of a tree branch like that. But hundreds do, with giant ruffled petals the color of a purple and magenta Florida sunset. Sitting under a Hong Kong…

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Bleeding Heart Vine

Bleeding Heart Vine a Florida Sweetheart

Bleeding Heart Vine might look fragile and delicate, but wait ‘til you see it twist up a trellis. This Florida climber can hold its own against the more well-known allamanda, bougainvillea and Rangoon creeper twining through Southwest Florida, and here’s why. For starters, Bleeding Heart Vine is frilly but fierce.…

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Wild Date Palms

Wild Date Palms Put on a Glamorous Trunk Show

Wild Date palms boast exotic trunks that make them the fashionistas of Florida’s palm world. In fact, if they could waltz down a fashion runway, all eyes would focus on what makes them so wonderfully Florida. It’s not just their sweeping fronds. Or their tall sleek stature. It’s not even…

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