florida ground cover plants | Click to Enlarge Parsoni Juniper - but I like this turned so that it all grows in the same direction

florida ground cover plants | Click to Enlarge Parsoni Juniper - but I like this turned so that it all grows in the same direction

Florida Jasmine Ground Cover | This is Asian Jasmine. It's a type of ground cover that covers ground ...

Florida Jasmine Ground Cover | This is Asian Jasmine. It's a type of ground cover that covers ground ...

Build a dry creek bed with boulders, cobblestones, and pebbles. I like the look. It could break up our yard that is heavy with bark dust. Posted on Sunset.

Build a dry creek bed

Build a dry creek bed with boulders, cobblestones, and pebbles. I like the look. It could break up our yard that is heavy with bark dust. Posted on Sunset.

Coontie Palm (zamia pumila) | Florida Nursery MartThe Coontie Palm is Florida's only native cycad. It resembles a small palm and offers a lush tropical look. Coonties are drought resistant, easy to maintain, and are relatively salt tolerant. Coontie Palms are also the host plant for the rare Atala butterfly caterpillar.

Coontie Palm (zamia pumila) | Florida Nursery MartThe Coontie Palm is Florida's only native cycad. It resembles a small palm and offers a lush tropical look. Coonties are drought resistant, easy to maintain, and are relatively salt tolerant. Coontie Palms are also the host plant for the rare Atala butterfly caterpillar.

Five White Pampas Grass - 5 Evergreen Perennial Plants - Cortaderia selloana

Five White Pampas Grass - 5 Evergreen Perennial Plants - Cortaderia selloana

White Pampas Grass - Cortaderia selloana - Ornamental Grasses Five Live Fully Rooted Perennial Plants by Hope Springs Nursery Common Name - White Pampas Grass Evergreen Large and bold with huge, feath

For the ditch? Ground cover plants such as Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

For the ditch? Ground cover plants such as Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

Helianthus debilis (dune or beach sunflower; get "East Coast" kind as it is shorter - the West Coast kind is taller) - sun/ls, 1-1.5 feet x 10-15' radius spread, fast growth, yellow flowers most year, well drained, drought tolerant, no water once established, easy to trim. Cons: can get a bit ratty over winter, overruns small plants and may need to replenish from time to time (die after couple years).  FLORIDA FRIENDLY recommended.

Helianthus debilis (dune or beach sunflower; get "East Coast" kind as it is shorter - the West Coast kind is taller) - sun/ls, 1-1.5 feet x 10-15' radius spread, fast growth, yellow flowers most year, well drained, drought tolerant, no water once established, easy to trim. Cons: can get a bit ratty over winter, overruns small plants and may need to replenish from time to time (die after couple years). FLORIDA FRIENDLY recommended.

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, Blue Porterweed, is a wonderful flowering ground cover. Native to South Florida, it stays low, usually under 1ft., grows best in sun to light shade.  A butterfly magnet - larval host & nectar plant for many butterflies, and bees love it. Once established, no irrigation is required.

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, Blue Porterweed, is a wonderful flowering ground cover. Native to South Florida, it stays low, usually under 1ft., grows best in sun to light shade. A butterfly magnet - larval host & nectar plant for many butterflies, and bees love it. Once established, no irrigation is required.

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