Tropical South

July, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Fragrant Plants for the Shade

The most comfortable place to garden, especially in the summer, is in the shade. Someone recently asked me to recommend fragrant flowers for the shade. So I promised a list, rubbed my hands together, and compiled the following. Dracaena, some orchids,...
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Web Finds

Fairchild Gardens For the best in tropical plants, check out the Web site of Fairchild Gardens . Located in Coral...

Favorite or New Plant

Angel Trumpet Datura and brugmansia are closely related, were once both called "datura," and are still both...
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Regional Reminders

  • Place Plants to Enjoy Fragrance
  • Give New Flowers the Nose Test
  • Don't Worry About the Ones You Cannot Smell
  • Make a Temporary Potting Bench
  • Work on Containers

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