7 Overlooked Native Shrubs for South Florida Landscapes

7 Overlooked Native Shrubs for South Florida Landscapes Video

Explore the vibrant world of South Florida landscaping with our latest video, “7 Overlooked Native Shrubs for South Florida Landscapes.” In this exciting presentation, you’ll discover a selection of stunning native shrubs that not only enhance the beauty of your outdoor space but also benefit local wildlife while requiring minimal upkeep.

Join us as we explore seven lesser-known, yet wonderful native shrubs for South Florida landscapes that are not only attractive but also low-maintenance. In this informative video, Dr. Doug Caldwell, Ph.D., UF/IFAS Extension Collier County’s Commercial Landscape Horticulture Educator (or as some call him, Dr. Dougbug), and Chad Washburn, Deputy Director of Naples Botanical Garden, will introduce you to these hidden gems that can be used for hedges and screening.

Native Shrubs for South Florida Landscapes

Here’s a sneak peek at the plants we’ll be showcasing in this video.

  • Horizontal Cocoplum: A versatile and hardy choice that’s perfect for creating dense hedges.
  • Bahama Wild Coffee: With its vibrant foliage and berries, it’s a hit among birds and butterflies.
  • Golden Creeper: A unique and eye-catching option with its cascading golden flowers.
  • Fiddlewood: Its fragrant flowers and evergreen leaves make it a charming addition.
  • Spanish Stopper: A resilient shrub that’s perfect for privacy screens.
  • Seven-Year-Apple: Known for its showy fruit and adaptability to various soil types.
  • White Indigoberry: A native beauty that supports local wildlife and looks great in landscapes.
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Whether you’re a homeowner or a landscape enthusiast, these native shrubs can transform your outdoor space. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn more about these fantastic options and how they can enhance your South Florida landscape. Subscribe now, hit the like button, and be sure to share this video with fellow gardeners and nature lovers. Let’s make South Florida’s landscapes even more beautiful and ecologically vibrant!

References included:Your Florida Guide to Shrubs‘ by Dr. Ed Gilman and ‘Landscape Plants for South Florida’ by Dr. George K. Rogers.


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