What to plant - Knowledgebase Question

Tampa, FL (Zone 9A)
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Question by Paulav326
May 28, 2007
I have a sunny area that I would like to plant
some flowers that will not get to tall and will
add color to a flower bed.

Answer from NGA
May 28, 2007

I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!

There are many options. For starters consider dwarf types of lantana, burgundy leaved types of begonias, Calylophus 'Southern Belle', purslane, portulaca, or dwarf celosia.

The following two web sites offer many more ideas:


Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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