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New Twist on an Old Favorite – Abelia

Abelias have been a landscape staple in the Southeastern United States for over a century. Numerous types have been used over the years, but two of the oldest forms still used in landscapes are Glossy Abelia Abelia x grandiflora and Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’, dating back to the early 1900s. Glossy Abelia is a large informal shaped …

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Camellias in the Panhandle

Camellia flowers

Are you looking for an evergreen shrub with showy flowers in the fall or winter? Look no further than an old Southern favorite, the camellia. Large camellias dot landscapes of historic homes throughout the Florida Panhandle, and although they look like they’ve been here forever camellias are not native to North America, but were originally …

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Put In Warm-Season Bedding Plants for Colorful Summer Flowering Garden

Robert C Trawick Extension Horticulturist II Jackson County rob.trawick@ufl.edu   In May we move from the warm days and cool nights of spring and early summer to the hot days and warm nights that will be with us until, at the very least, September. With the increasing heat, you’ll inevitably notice the decline of your …

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