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Wild Coffee, a Florida Native Spring Beauty

Wild Coffee, a Florida Native Spring Beauty

Spring is sprung and with it, an iconic plant of the Florida landscape is bursting with flowers. Wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) is one of the most widely cultivated of Florida’s native plants. Tolerance of both shade and our relatively poor native soil make it a...

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Faces of Selby Garden Horticulture Team

Faces of Selby Garden Horticulture Team

Since Covid 19 shut down Selby gardens on March 17 you can rest assured that the Horticulture staff are still on site, hard at work caring for both our gardens and greenhouse collections.  The Gardens staff have been busy with spring pruning, planting of seasonal...

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May EcoFlora EcoQuest Challenge

  May EcoQuest Challenge As part of the EcoFlora Project, we are including fun monthly "Challenges" to enlist citizens in documenting plants in our area. May’s challenge is the Tilly Tally. Tillandsias (fondly called “tillys” here or, often, “air plants”) are in...

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