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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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Happy Wednesday! Have a moist area of the garden? Learn more about the otherworldly, but oh-so-Florida native buttonbush here:
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Florida Wildflower May 18
⌛The clock is ticking on garden grants! Viva Florida Grant Applications deadline June 30 Seedlings for Schools Grants Applications due June 15 Visit to apply for up to $3000 in aid.
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Florida Wildflower May 16
Grants, grants, grants for wildflowers, wildflowers, wildflowers! There's still time to apply.
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Florida Wildflower May 12
Headed out to see 🌼 this ? Tell us where! Our guide to "What's in Bloom" shows where you'll find them: Tag us at for a chance to have your wildflower photos reposted! 📸🌸
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Florida Wildflower May 10
! Beach verbena/ Coastal mock vervain (Glandularia maritima):Short-lived perennial,blooms year-round, most flowering occurs in spring/summer. Attracts butterflies, moths &bees. Excellent groundcover choice, esp. in sunny, dry landscapes.
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Florida Wildflower May 9
Wildflowers in the Orange County UF/IFAS Extension meadow! (Funded by our Viva Florida Grant providing up to $3K to public spaces for wildflower gardens: ) 📷& meadow design:Andrea England
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Florida Wildflower May 8
Read this if you want to save Florida's bees!
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Florida Wildflower May 6
Happy National Wildflower Week! During this special week, we ask our supporters to help spread Florida’s native wildflowers throughout the state by supporting our work with a donation. Can you help? Text “wildflower” to 707070 to donate. Thank you!
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Florida Wildflower May 6
Why not give WILDflowers this Mother's Day?🌻❤ Give the plate that gives back to native, natural Florida *and* includes a FWF membership. Order the State Wildflower plate with a simple phone call below!☎️
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Florida Wildflower May 3
! Bandanna-of-the-Everglades (Canna flaccida):Robust aquatic w/large blooms. Attracts & . Dragonfly larvae hide in the leaves until they change into adults. Rain garden or wet landscape. 📷Ryan Gerald Fessenden
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Florida Wildflower Apr 26
American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana): woody shrub / tiny pink flowers. Nectar source for butterflies/bees w/clusters of berries for birds, like this Nashville warbler.Learn more about this adaptable native plant at Photo:Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Apr 24
Happy Wednesday! Do these tiny make you as happy as they make Florida's ? Read about it here:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 22
Thanks to all you license plate supporters! Thanks to you, it has raised more than $4.2 million for FL native , and wild places! Tag us to show off yours. Get yours w/a quick phone call:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 19
! Wild (Psychotria nervosa- evergreen shrub)Flowers typically bloom in spring/summer, but may bloom year-round, attracting a variety of . The fruits are a favorite of and small ! 📷 Bob Peterson
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Florida Wildflower Apr 18
The news it out: Florida Wildflower Symposium look-back, awards and more!
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Florida Wildflower Apr 17
🦋 are on the move! (Notice the migration pattern from 's southern regions.) 🦋Learn why native supports them best & which type will work well in your landscape here:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 14
😍We spied with our little eyes: tons of FL Wildflower license plates parked in one spot!🌸🦋We had to include one w/the former design; with a "vanity" plate like hers, how couldn't we? 😍 Get yours:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 13
Wildflower Sale happening now!🌸 Open to the public as part of our 10th annual so stop on by if you're in the area. Our guest vendors is Natural Treasures nursery from Trenton.😊🌸🐝🦋
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Florida Wildflower Apr 12
It's begun! Kayaking Cross Creek (of The Yearling fame)is just one of the field trips offered at our FL Wildflower Symposium. Join us today/tomorrow in for lectures, exhibitors, & plant sale! Enjoy the gorgeous , too!
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Florida Wildflower Apr 12
! White wild indigo (Baptisia alba): Larval host plant for: Wild indigo duskywing & Zarucco duskywing ; ❤fruit;& rabbits/deer❤🌱. Produces a blue dye(indigo!). Learn more about this spring bloomer: 📸:Lisa Roberts
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