Posts Tagged ‘Zone 9a’

Phymosia umbellata – Mexican Bush Mallow

This wonderful member of the hibiscus family blooms all year long. The red flowers attract a lot of bees and butterflies. It is a large shrub or small tree, maxing out at 15 feet in height. It is cold hardy to zone 9b.   

Citrus

We have the best selection of citrus trees for sale in Homestead, FL. Providing quality citrus trees from 3 gallon – 45 gallon. Click the following link to download our Citrus List .  (Call for Availability, as it changes daily. Not all items in stock)   Varieties: Cocktail Citrus           Grapefruit      […]

Hibiscus syriacus – Rose of Sharon (double purple)

This gorgeous small plant can be trimmed into a bush or a standard tree. The flowers last until winter, and return again when the leaves begin to grow again. The rose of sharon is very cold hardy, found in zones as cold as zone 5, all the way down to zone 11. A fast grower, […]

Mundulea sericea – Cork Bush

The cork bush is a wonderful and unusual small tree, reaching height of only 8-10 feet. Originating in Africa, it is rare-in-the-trade here in the United States. It has small purple clusters of flowers that can be viewed from spring until summer, some even say October through January as well. The cork bush gets its name from its […]

Parkinsonia aculeata – Jerusalem thorn

The Jerusalem thorn is a marvelous small tree. It blooms spring into summer covering the tree with a flush of small yellow flowers. The tree appears to be very brittle and delicate, but is doused with thorns from top to bottom. Great tree for coastal planting due to its high salt tolerance. It is also […]

Erythrina crista-galli – Cockspur Coral tree

The crista-galli is a tree often found in cooler gardens due to its ability to survive colder temperatures. It blooms throughout summer and fall and has a unique cork-wood bark to it. If there is a harsh winter, the tree will burn back, but as temperatures warm up, the tree will flush out again. High salt […]

Erythrina bidwillii

The bidwillii is a cross between Florida’s native Erythrina (herbacea) and the Erythrina crista-gallii from South America. It has beautiful bright red blooms that appear in early spring. High salt tolerance. Origin: hybrid (E. herbacea x E. crista-gallii) Height: 20ft Growth: fast Flowering: spring Salt tolerance: moderate/high

Jacaranda mimsifolia

The jacaranda is highly used as an avenue tree. The tree is deciduous, but the vibrant display of violet-bluish flowers followed by the leaf drop is no match for naked branches. It is a spring bloomer and can withstand some cold. An excellent addition to the landscape. Origin: Argentina – Brazil Height: 53ft Growth: fast […]

Dichrostachys cinerea – Princess Earrings

This small rare tree has a gorgeous unique flower resembling an earring. The flower starts off pink, with a yellow tip, and fades to white the next day. The princess earring is widely used for bonsai since it has tiny leaflets and flexible shape. It blooms sporadically throughout the year. High salt tolerance. Origin: Africa- Australia […]

Chorisia speciosa – Silk Floss Tree

This brilliant tree sports vivid large pink flowers that, in the month of October, completely cover the tree. The silk floss tree is a large tree that isn’t just known for its flowers, but its spiny trunk as well (often referred to as the “monkey no climb tree”). It has many different crosses resulting in […]