Gardening and Landscaping with Native Plants
Note: This website is under renovation. In the meantime you may will find more plant information on this page: Plants+. The point of the renovation is to make it easier to find plant information and resources and to add new high-quality, Broward-centric, plant information to the site.
Native Plant Lists
- Landscape & Enthusiast Plants Native to Broward (improved July 2017) This list has 380 of Broward County native landscape and ethusiast species grouped by light and soil-moisture zones and sorted by plant size. This full pallet of species may be especially helpful to landscapers and others seeking species for challenging places and innovative design.
- Florida Native Plant Society's native plant resource pages https://fnps.org/plants which include planting zones, wildlife uses, etc. for Broward County.
- Institute for Regional Conservation Website with native landscape and enthusiast species found in the southern counties of Florida
Native plants have longstanding relationships with wildlife and many birds, butterflies, pollinators, and other creatures require a particular native species for food, reproduction, essential chemicals, or health. Below are three plant lists that help you match butterflies with the native plants they require or desire.
- Host Plants for Scarce South Florida Butterflies (sorted by plant)
- Nectar Plants for Scarce South Florida Butterflies (sorted by plant)
- South Florida Butterflies and their Native Plants (Broward County list)
- Scarce South Florida Butterflies and Host Plants (sorted by butterfly)