Growing Recommendations for Zone 10b

What are the best flowers and grass to grow here, in Zone 10b?

Hardiness Zone: 10b

By lnschooley from Lakeland, FLl

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July 2, 20090 found this helpful

Here are some recommended plants listed by zone:

http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/fruits_ornamentals_by_hardiness.htm

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The best plants for any area, if you can't be there constantly and don't have alot of time or money for care, are the plants that are native to that area itself. You can ask at the local garden club, or county Extansion office for assistance.

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I am looking for suggestions for plants for my garden in Florida. I do not reside there and need something that requires little care and attention, such as watering, pruning, etc.

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Hardiness Zone: 10b

By rvgranny from Ocala, FL

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Growing Recommendations for Zone 10b

For summer garden plant field or white peas, butter beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, snap beans. For winter garden plant all kind of greens, turnips, mustard, cabbage, rutabagas, lettuce, onions, garlic, good luck. (04/25/2009)

By kffrmw88

Growing Recommendations for Zone 10b

If you plant native things you'll have plants that require less care. Look around the area. In zone 10 you can grow almost anything. You should try living in zone 4. Everything freezes. (04/26/2009)

By Glenn'sMom

Growing Recommendations for Zone 10b

Since you do not reside here, invest in colorful low maintenance perennials. Here's a few suggestions:
Trees- Dogwood and Crape Myrtle. Shrubs - Azalea, Gardenia, Hardy Hibiscus, Hydrangea, Bridal Wreath Spirea, and Camellia. Plants and Bulbs - Day Lily, Hosta, Iris, Dwarf Canna, Plumbago and Bush Jasmine. Avoid plants with thorns. Avoid vines such as Wisteria and Trumpet vine that will grow out of control during your absence.

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By SieraStar

Growing Recommendations for Zone 10b

If you have any shady areas Calladiums grow excellently here as do ferns, there are many varieties and some with neat colors. Bromelliads do well here, as well. Another plant I love and think does really well here is Shrimp plant and it comes in a few different colors. African Iris, Agapanthus, and Ficus do very well, too. (04/27/2009)

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