Living in Florida has a lot of perks, but one of the downsides to living in a tropical climate is that you are somewhat limited on what plants you can place in your yard. It takes a special type of plant to grow in such climates. When it comes to shrubs, there are several types that work well in Florida landscapes. Here are just a few.
The Glossy Abelia shrub is a great choice if you have a yard that is usually in full sun, or at least partial sun. It does not need a lot of soil moisture, so it is suitable for Florida’s winter droughts. These shrubs get to be about 6 to 10 feet in height, making them a good choice for a natural barrier around your property. They do not have a high salt tolerance; however, so they may not be good for yards near the ocean. Read More