Tag Archive: Flowering

American Snowbell: Native Flowering Shrub-Like Small Tree for Wet Areas in the Landscape

Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth.   Found throughout the North Florida Panhandle, the American snowbell, Styrax americanus, is a native small flowering tree.  In his book, The Trees of Florida, Gil Nelson describes the …

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Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs in the Fall

Gardeners may wonder why spring flowering bulbs are a timely topic now when fall is tip-toeing in, but as with most things in horticulture, there is a method to the madness. While many gardeners have become accustomed to running out to the local garden center and buying flats or pots of blooming bedding plants to create “instant gardens”, …

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Put In Warm-Season Bedding Plants for Colorful Summer Flowering Garden

Robert C Trawick Extension Horticulturist II Jackson County rob.trawick@ufl.edu   In May we move from the warm days and cool nights of spring and early summer to the hot days and warm nights that will be with us until, at the very least, September. With the increasing heat, you’ll inevitably notice the decline of your …

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Palmer Amaranth Flowering Early In 2012

  The unusual weather this Spring may have caused Palmer Amaranth, Pigweed as it is commonly known, to bloom early. This year producers are already fighting Palmer Amaranth, or pigweed, which is now 3 to 5 inches tall and flowering.  The anomalous weather pattern has this plant confused on what time of year it is, …

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