All_Native_Green_Logo.JPG

SUN LOVING Native Plants

SEAGRAPE - Coccoloba unvifera

* Shrub, small tree, deciduous

* 10-30 ft. tall

* Salt-tolerant

* Birds eat fruit

* Can make jelly with fruit


RUSTY LYONIA - Lyonia ferruginea

* Small shrub, evergreen

* 10-15 ft. tall

* Interesting foliage and bark

* Pollinator plant

LYRELEAF SAGE - Salvia lyrata

* Short-lived perennial flower, reseeds

* 1-1.5 ft. tall

* Interesting foliage

* Attracts many pollinators

WIREGRASS - Aristida stricta

* Clumping grass, plant in groups

* 2 ft. high by 2 ft. wide

* Cold hardy

* Provides cover for small wildlife


DOTTED HORSEMINT - Monarda punctate

* Spreading annual flower, reseeds

* 3-4 ft. tall

* Fragrant

* Attracts pollinators

DRIER SOILS:

FLORIDA GREENEYES - Berlandiera subacaulis

* Short-lived perennial flower, reseeds

* 18" tall

* Attracts pollinators

DUNE SUNFLOWER - Helianthus debilis subsp. vestitus

* Short-lived perennial flower, reseeds

* 15" tall

* Salt-tolerant

* Attracts pollinators

BLANKET FLOWER - Gaillardia pulchella

* Annual flower, reseeds

* 15" tall

* Salt-tolerant

* Attracts butterflies and bees

IMG_5723.jpgLyonia_ferruginia_6513.jpglyreleafsage_roberts.jpgwiregrass.jpghorsemint.jpggreeneyes.jpgDune_sunflower.pngGaillardia_pulchella10.jpg

AVERAGE SOILS:

TICKSEED - coreopsis leavenworthii

* Annual flower

* 3 ft. tall

* State wildflower

* Attracts many pollinators

SUNSHINE MIMOSA - Mimosa strigillosa

* Perennial flower

* 6" tall

* Spreads, good groundcover

* Larval host of little sulphur butterfly

BLACK-EYED SUSAN - Rudbeckia hirta

* Annual flower

* Readily reseeds

* 3 ft. tall, spreads

* Birds eat seeds

BLAZING STAR - Liatris spicata

* Perennial flower, reseeds

* 6 ft. tall

* Winter-dormant

* Attracts pollinators

SAND CORDGRASS - Spartina bakeri

* Clumping grass, perennial

* 3-5 ft. tall

* Highly salt-tolerant

* Larval host for some skippers

SAW PALMETTO - Sereno repens

* Long-lived shrub, evergreen

* 3-8 ft. high and 6 ft. wide

* Moderately salt-tolerant

* Animals eat the fruit

FLORIDA PRIVET - Forestiera segregate

* Shrub, deciduous

* 15 ft. high and 10 ft. wide

* Good hedge

* Salt-tolerant

* Provides cover and fruit for wildlife

tickseed.jpgMimosa_strigillosa-powderpuff1.jpgblack_eyed_susan.pngblazing_star.jpgcordgrass.jpgpalmetto.jpgnot_privet.jpg