Tropical South

August, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

842

Butterfly Gardening

The recent heavy rains have stimulated lots of new growth on my garden plants. My rugosa rose hybrid looks like it wants to be climber. It's only 1 1/2 years old and it's already 8 feet tall. I thought it was going to be a shrub rose and planted it near...
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Resources

Books

Florida Butterfly Gardening Florida Butterfly Gardening: A Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying...

Favorite or New Plant

Blue Porterweed Blue porterweed ( Stachytarpheta jamaicensis ) is a blue flowering, small shrub that grows slowly...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Plants Under Power Lines
  • Prune Before Hurricanes
  • Check for Chinchbugs
  • Replace Annuals
  • Start Herbs

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