chickasaw plum "Ripe fruits are slightly tart, but can be eaten or are sometimes made into jellies, desserts and preserves. Because of its attractive bark, small leaves and thin branches, Chickasaw plum is also sometimes used for bonsai."
Florida Bluecurls, a member of the Mint family, look as if they sprang from the pages of a child's story-book-a whimsical Dr.Seuss tome, or,prehaps Johnny Gruelle's charming vision of Fae flowers in fairy lands.Their fragrance is a an unexpected lagniappe.Very worthy of garden space. C.Florida Wildflower Foundation/photo Eleanor Dietrich
Climbing Florida Aster-has a lovely 'powdery"scent-much like Baby powder-its apparently deciduous,which many Florida gardeners are unfamiliar with(ive had to duke it out with various sillies who wanted to(or DID)cut down a helpless dormant plant because"It wuz ded"(yes,thats how these plant whacking folk sounded to me!)I in turn had to stifle the strong impulse to use the weedwhackers against the young morons.The plants in question were protected by fencing,& some were even potted!)So post…
Apalachee Savannas, Apalachicola National Forest, Florida ~ We have a natural bog area where I want to plant pitcher plants/carnivorous and milkweed for the butterflies. Though not too close together. LOL