What’s blooming on the Key in July and August…

My choices for flowers and fragrance…

1. Frangipani or Plumeria

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  • Used in making leis in Hawaii
  • Plant in the ground or in a pot.
  • Full sun.
  • Does not like to stay wet!
  • Very fragrant.
  • Ideal for sunny balconies.
  • Flowers: red, yellow, pink, white…

2.  Tahitian Gardenia - Tiare

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  • Shrub 6-10 ft.
  • Medium size fragrant white flowers.
  • Blooms year round.
  • Sun to partial shade.

3.   Lady of the Night - Brumfelsia Americana

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  • Shrub to 5 ft. likes partial shade.
  • White flowers very fragrant at night.

Additional information:

Tropical Flowering Tree Society
www.tfts.org

  
Vendors:

Bloomin’ Good | 305-248-0818

Florida Colors Nursery | 305-258-1086
www.floridacolors.com

Richard Lyons’ Nursery Inc. | 305-251-6293
www.rarefloweringtrees.com

Living Color Garden Center | 305-985-8787