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Color Garden for Florida

This garden design plan provides an ever-changing collage of bold, vibrant hues in foliage and flowers throughout the year.

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Detailed Garden Plans Detailed plans for a garden.

Plant List

A. Tonto crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Tonto'), (1)
A*. Singapore shower/Scrambled egg tree (Senna surratensis) (1)
B.Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) (2), on arbor, attracts hummingbirds
C.Amethyst passion vine (Passiflora x 'Amethyst') (1), on tuteur, larval food for gulf fritillary butterflies, don't use pesticidesD. Annuals, selected by gardener, in 3 containers
E. Shining jasmine (Jasminum laurifolium formerly J. nitidum) (2), plant 4 feet apart
F. Golden thyrallis (Galphimia gracilis) (2) plant 3 feet apart
G. Rose Creek abelia (Abelia x 'Rose Creek') (2), plant 3 feet apart
G*. Petite Pink ixora (Ixora 'Petite Pink') (3), plant 2 feet apart
H. Asian jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum), plant 2 feet apart
I. Purple love grass (Eragrostis spectabilis), plant 2 feet apart
J. Dwarf tricolor oyster plant (Tradescantia spathacea 'Dwarf Tricolor'), plant 1 foot apart
J**. Japanese garden juniper (Juniperus procumbens), plant 2 feet apart
K. Muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
L. Santa Barbara Mexican sage (Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara'), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
M. Sapphire Sage salvia (Salvia guaranitica 'Sapphire Sage'), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
N. White African iris (Dietes vegeta, formerly D. iridoides), plant 2 feet apart
O. Trailing lantana (Lantana montevidensis), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
P. Trailing lantana (Lantana montevidensis), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
Q. New Gold lantana (Lantana camara 'New Gold'), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
R. Ruby Red pentas (Pentas lanceolata 'Ruby Red'), plant 1-1/2 feet apart

* Use in South Florida
** Use in North Florida


1. Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
2. Tuteur: 2' wide x 6 to 7' high
3. Container: 18 to 22" wide
4. Stepping stones with mulch paths
5. Bench: 4' wide

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Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations

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