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Wildflower Prices: 4" $3.25, 1 gal $5.00, 3 gal $12.00 (Unless otherwise marked)
NOTE: We do not use pesticides, herbicides or synthetic chemicals on our plants. A knowledgable staff member can help you with your plant selections. Be sure to call ahead (941) 322-1915 for availability if you coming out for a specific plant only.
  Common Name Botanical Name Max Size Cold Light Salt pH Moisture Leaves Features
Beach Buttercup. Yellow Turnera ulmifolia 2-3ft SH S/PS E W D E Florida-friendlyPerennial. Blooms all year, attracts pollinators, reseeds.
Beach Sunflower Helianthus debilis 2ft H S E W AV/D E Long lived annual. Reseeds. Showy yellow flowers all year. Excellent groundcover.
  Bird Pepper Capsicum annum: sp 2ft H S E W AV/D   Small white flowers most of year.
Small red-hot edible peppers.
  Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia sp. 1ft H S/PS P W AV/M   Perennial. Bright yellow flowers in summer and fall.
Blanketflower Gaillardia pulchella 1-2ft H S/PS E W AV/D E Showy red/yellow flowers. Butterfly attractor. Annual, reseeds, naturalizes. Very cold-tolerant.
Blue-eyed Grass (Iris) Sisyrinchium angustifolium 1ft H S/PS P AC M E Spring flowering groundcover. Showy. Spreads. Perfect at the base of a bird bath.
Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica 3ft H S P AC M/FL E Perennial. Lavender flowers in spring. Wet sites. Naturalizes.
Calamint Calamintha georgiana 2ft H S/PS P A AV/D E Rare dryland mint. PInk-purple blooms spring through fall, full blooming in fall. Attracts butterflies and bees.
  Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis 3ft H PS/SH P AC M/FL E Perennial. Brilliant red flower in summer. A favorite of hummingbirds.
  Cutleaf Coneflower Rudbekia lanciniata 3ft H S/PS P AC M/FL E Perennial. Unique Fl black-eyed susan, green flower heads. Easy to grow if you have moist soils. Blooms summer-early fall. Re-seeds.
Dotted Horsemint aka Beebalm Monarda punctata 3ft H S/PS F W D/AV/M   Perennial. Mint family. Good insect pollinator. Aromatic.
  Giant Ironweed Vernonia angustifolia 2-5ft H S/PS P W M   Perennial. Purple blooms June to October. Combine with goldenrods. Attracts butterflies. Re-seeds.
  Goldenrod Salidago fistulosa 3ft H S A W AV/M E Showy stalked yellow flowers summer through fall. Attracts pollinators.
  Goldenrod. Seaside Salidago sempervirens 6ft H S/PS E AV D E Plant somewhat succulent. Spikes of yellow flowers summer through fall.
Milkweed. Swamp Asclepias incarnata 2-3ft H S/PS P W M Perennial. Pink flowers. Butterfly attractor and larval food.
Milkweed. Tropical Asclepias curassavica 2-3ft H S/PS P W AV/D E Florida-friendlyPerennial. Red/orange flowers. Butterfly attractor and larval food.
Mistflower Conoclinum coelestinum 1ft H S/PS P AC AV/M   Special OrderPerennial. Lavender/blue flowers. Spreads. Butterfly attractor. Groundcover.
Mistflower (Seaside Ageratum) Ageratum littorale 1ft H S/PS P AC AV/M   Perennial. Lavender/blue flowers. Spreads. Butterfly attractor. Groundcover.
Red Penta Pentas lanceolata 3ft SH S/PS P W AV/M E Florida-friendlyPerennial. Long-lived. Butterfly nectar plant.
  Red Salvia (aka Tropical Sage) Salvia coccinea 2ft H S/PS F W D/AV/M E Perennial. Red flowers. Butterfly attractor. Reseeds. White, purple and pink varieties available.
  Rosinweed Silphium asteriscus 3ft H S/PS P W AV/D E Stalked yellow flowers spring through fall.
  Rouge Plant Rivina humilis 3-6ft SH S/PS F W AV/D/M E Spreading plant for color in shade. Red berries for birds.
Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis 18ins H S/PS P W D/AV/M E Perennial. Blue or white flower. Clumping groundcover.
Stoke's Aster Stokesia laevis 2-3 ft H S P W M Perennial. Purple, showy flower. Forms clumps that can be divived.
  Tampa Verbena (aka Tampa Vervain) Grandularia tampensis 2ft SH S/PS F W AV/M E Deep purple flowers. Doesn't spread, short-lived.
Tickseed Coreopsis leavenworthii 1-3ft H S F W AV/M   Showy yellow flowers. Mass planting. Good butterfly attractor. Self-seeding. Naturalizes.
  Tickseed, Lanceleaf Coreopsis lanceolata 1ft H S/PS P W D/AV   Erect perennial from basal rosette. Yellow flowers Jun-Oct. Refined, Good cut flowers. Reseeds. Tolerates drier soils than other species.
  Twinflower. Blue dyschoriste oblongifolia 8ins H S/PS F W AV/D E Blooms spring through fall. Groundcover. Butterfly larval food.
Yellowtop Flaveria linearis 18ins SH S E W AV/M E Perennial. Yellow flowers. Excellent for moist, saline environments.