Sandy soil - Knowledgebase Question

Satellite Beach, Fl
Question by maryalicec
May 23, 2010
What type of plants can I put in my front yard. we have some Bahali grass growing but a big sandy area too. I want to make some plants around the palm tree that can grow in mainly sandy but does have some dirt for landscape?

Answer from NGA
May 23, 2010


To help your new plants thrive, add a few inches of compost to the soil prior to planting. Some good plants to consider include yellow bells (Tecoma stans), Salvia 'Mystic Spires', Lantana (many types), perennial hibiscus, Plumbago, and Purslane/Portulaca. All grow well in full sunshine. Enjoy your landscape!

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