Shrubs and Bushes

Azalea’s

Potted azalea plants are usually purchased at Easter when they are a mass of buds and flowers. The garment of color is retained for weeks if the plant is kept constantly moist. Generous watering is necessary, and it should be supplied from…

Bromeliad

Bromeliads are primarily tropical plants, and most of the species found here in Florida prefer warm humid conditions. The amount of rainfall in South Florida during many months… the plants ability to withstand dry conditions for long periods… and the…

Elephant Ear

Elephant’s ear, also known as taro, dasheen and malanga, is a member of the Araceae (Arums) family of plants and is a Hawaiian native. The scientific name is Colocasia Esculenta. Elephant’s ear is very similar to caladium except that it…

English Ivy

English ivy leaves are not retained throughout the year, even though most ivies are classified as evergreen woody plants. The leaf lobe may be shallow or deep. Also, the foliage size varies according to species; some may have small leaves,…

Eugenia Topairy

Native to Australia these tall and narrow plants are usually as wide as their container. Most plants are groomed into topiaries in 1,2 or 3 ball configurations. Bush forms are about 6″ to 12″ wider than their container. Large specimens…

Ferns

Growing ferns differs from growing other types of plants in many ways. First of all, many plants need partial to full sun to be able to survive in a garden. Growing ferns in partial to full sun, on the other…

Golden Pothos

Plants not only beautify and enrich an office environment; they help clean the air of indoor pollutants, which may contribute to sickness. According to a 2-year study by NASA, findings suggest that common houseplants play an active role in absorbing…

Orchids

The beauty of the orchid’s line and color is known to all who bask in the offerings of the florist’s window, but the breathless suspense and expectation that attend the unfolding of the mysterious growth of the orchid plant are…

Peace Lily

Long elongated green foliage with white half shaped blooms characterizes the Peace Lily houseplant. The Peace Lily is one of the most popular houseplants. The Peace Lily (Closet Plant) is one of my top 10 easy to grow houseplants. Thriving in lower lighted areas…

Purple Passion

The Purple Passion plant, Gynura aurantiaca, is also known by such other names as Royal Velvet, Purple Velvet, and Velvet Plant. As you might suspect, the Purple Passion plant has beautiful purple leaves that appear fuzzy and feel like velvet. It can…

Roses

Rose Feeding: Roses are heavy feeders and thrive on frequent but light applications of fertilizer. For a basic fertilizing program, during the regular growing season, from March through October, feed every two weeks with a complete rose fertilizer giving each bush…

Spider Plant

Highly tolerant of root bound conditions, this rapidly growing plant is an elegant addition to any homes décor. The Spider Plant features a beautiful array of long, narrow leaves that come in several different variations such as dark green with…

Yucca Plant

Plants are native to dry and hot parts of South, Central and North America, and the Caribbean, and are currently one of the main gardening trends in the United Kingdom when it comes to landscaping and home garden plants. There…

There is great variety in landscape shrubs, both in terms of appearance and uses. Some landscape shrubs are compact, or even dwarfs. But others are tall enough virtually to be small trees and, in fact, may be just that in warmer climes. Some lose their leaves in winter, while other landscape shrubs are evergreen. Yet there is variation even amongst the different evergreen bushes. Uses for landscape shrubs include foundation plantings, formal hedges, informal privacy hedges and specimen plants. This article mentions only a fraction of the landscape shrubs discussed on my Web site. Contact us today! Call Today !    407-909-1835

 Types of Shrubs and Bushes

  1. Roses
  2. Pussy Williow
  3. Azaleas
  4. American Holly
  5. Crape Myrtles

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