The Q&A Archives: tropical plants

Question: What are the best & least maintenance flowering plants for florida?

Answer: There are a number of options. I like cannas especially the bold colorful foliage of 'Tropicanna' canna or the stripes of 'Bengal Tiger' canna. Some other great choices are Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile), daylilies, abyssinian banana (Ensete), New Zealand Flax (Phormium), and Red Yucca (which doesn't die back but the top growth remains year round). Thanks for the question. Please stop in again soon!

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