Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Flowering Trees

There are wonderful flowering trees available in the tropics that are unknown to the general public. I have several favorites that I've come across in recent years and hope they will become better known. Frangipani One outrageous plant is...
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Web Finds

Rare Flowering Trees Richard Lyons' Nursery is a great Web site to see good pictures of flowering trees and shrubs....

Favorite or New Plant

Red Ginger Red ginger ( Alpinia purpurata ) is a good choice for south Florida gardens. It adds a tropical,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Finish Planting Soon
  • Prune Before Hurricane Season
  • Time to Propagate
  • Beware Aggressive Plants
  • Naturalize Orchids

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