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Florida Wildflower
We nurture the awareness, understanding and appreciation of Florida's native wildflowers through education, research and planting projects throughout the state!
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Florida Wildflower Jul 17
Wednesday! ❤it or hate it, Bidens alba is a wonderful native for attracting . It often blooms when other wildflowers are less prevalent and is a virtual oasis to our native , , etc.
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Florida Wildflower Jul 15
Isn't this garden sign gorgeous? Get yours by showing us how you landscape with 's native ! Our "Wildflowers, naturally!" program recognizes your contribution to natural Florida, so apply today.
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Florida Wildflower Jul 14
If you’re looking to dress up your landscape this summer, consider these native species, which adapt readily to home gardens and provide weeks of blooms.🌡☀️🌸🦋🌼
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Florida Wildflower Jul 12
! Woodland poppymallow (Callirhoe papver):This beautiful is in , occurring naturally in upland mixed forests and dry hammocks in only four counties. Primarily pollinated by Photo by Eleanor Dietrich
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Florida Wildflower Jul 11
"The things you’ve been lamenting are great for bees and other pollinators." You don't have to be perfect to be a good (pollinator) parent. 😊🦋🌸
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Florida Wildflower Jul 9
Holes cut out of your plant leaves?🐝 Lucky you! Leafcutter take bits back to make solitary nests for only a few baby bees. This rarely compromises the health of a plant, so you can take pride in knowing you have native nesting nearby!
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Florida Wildflower Jul 9
Thanks for sharing! We're excited to see all these amazing gardens!
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Florida Wildflower Jul 5
! American (Nelumbo lutea): 1of only 2 species of lotus in the world. Both occur in , but only lotus is native. Its fragrant yellow bloom is among the largest of any flowering plant in the U.S. 📷John Moran
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Florida Wildflower Jul 4
Are you a patriotic gardener? support native 🐝, 🦋, 🐦, & more. Red: Hummingbird on Standing cypress. by Peg Urban White: 🐝 on Flatwoods plum Blue: 🐝on Skyblue clustervine
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Florida Wildflower Jul 3
Wildflowers are for the . Literally! Grow your own birdfeeders with the they love the most:
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Florida Wildflower Jul 1
What r u reading? is the perfect time for armchair botanizing.Take a look at our gallery of recommended , which has everything a should need. Every purchase raises funds to plant & protect Florida's !
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Florida Wildflower Jun 30
"You might not see very much of the Oak hairstreak butterfly🦋, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t around. They are usually just hanging out in the trees above your head!"
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Florida Wildflower Jun 27
Love but have a shady landscape? Great! Check out our shady area design created by Andrea England. We have more for sunny areas, too. Just click the link & scroll down. 🌼🌸🐝🦋🐦
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Florida Wildflower Jun 27
Summer wildflowers, hairstreak butterflies and ... grants! Read our e-newsletter now.
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Florida Wildflower Jun 26
Want to see more ? Roadsides have what they need to thrive: sun and open spaces.We work statewide with citizens to increase the presence of native along roadways. Click to see how you can get involved in your county.
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Florida Wildflower Jun 25
White-line sphinx moths! Their long tongues make them well-adapted to sip nectar from long, tubular blooms, and they are common visitors of night blooming flowers. Click to see which ones! 🌸🌼
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Florida Wildflower Jun 24
The State Wildflower license plate has raised over $4.2 million for ’s native , wildlife & wild places & established 400+ school wildflower gardens that let children experience nature!Get yours w/a simple phone call:
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Florida Wildflower Jun 23
🐝It is more important than ever to make a home for native in ’s landscapes. Bee expert Dr. Rachel Mallinger of the University of Florida gives tips on the best ways to welcome them to urban landscapes.
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Florida Wildflower Jun 22
📣The Summer Bloom Report is out! Given the late spring weather, South Florida has the best viewing. Central & North FL are holding their own, too. See our list of just where to go here! 🌼🌸😁
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Florida Wildflower Jun 21
Brave the summer heat, head out into the scrub, & keep your eye out for the pink/white blooms of (Bejaria racemosa).Fragrant make a sticky resin that traps , & other small ! 📷Mary Keim
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