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Mid-Florida Research & Education Center

Mid-Florida Research & Education Center

Central Florida Wildflowers

Florida is lucky to have wildflowers blooming nearly year-round. But when making decisions about what wildflowers to plant, where do you start? At the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension office, Florida-Friendly Landscaping agent Tia Silvasy conducted a research trial with native and non-native Florida wildflowers. We found that Florida natives, such as coreopsis lanceolata and gaillardia pulchella, thrive in Florida gardens. 

Interested in learning more? Check out the video below from our wildflower field day:

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