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Asian Jasmine

UF/IFAS Extension, Polk County Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Asiatic Jasmine, A Versatile Groundcover

Asian Jasmine ground cover.  This is a great ground cover for the deep south in full sun areas where nothing else will grow Invasive, though!

This is a great ground cover for the deep south in full sun areas where nothing else will grow Invasive, though!

variegated asiatic jasmine Keep the area edged so the groundcover stays in bounds and grows back over itself to form a thick mat.   You can mow over it once a year in early spring (mid March) with the mower blade set high (4 inches). This keeps the height more uniform. Or use a weedwhacker to trim for a level look.  Water on a regular basis but allow time between waterings for the soil to go dry.   Fertilize 2 times a year - in spring and late summer - with a good controlled release…

Asiatic jasmine is a classic favorite for South Florida, a superb groundcover that likes both sun and shade.

White Clover lawn improves soil & feeds bees

Perennial white clover presents a wonderful alternative to grass lawns. White clover grows a maximum of 6 inches, meaning No Mowing! Clover fixes nitrogen…clover is wonderful for bees--also resistant to pet urine. a win-win!

Liriope grows to 90 cm tall, growing like a giant Mondo Grass with deep green strapped foliage. they form a clean, even tidy border without being formal. Bongo Borders Liriope grow in sun or shade in almost any soil. They look great as a border or underplanting with birds of paradise, canna lily, palms, cycads and glossy leaved topiary such as lilly pilly or ficus. (new purchase 22/5/2015)

Liriope grows to 90 cm tall, growing like a giant Mondo Grass with deep green strapped foliage. they form a clean, even tidy border without being formal. Bongo Borders Liriope grow in sun or shade in almost any soil. They look great as a border or underpl

No plant expresses the grace of the South better than the fragrant blossoms of the gardenia.

Gardenia Essential Southern Plant

Essential Southern Plant: Gardenia - No plant expresses the grace of the South better than the fragrant blossoms of the gardenia.

Irish Moss - full sun to partial shade. For my bald spots in the grass.

The very tiny Irish Moss seeds create a moss-like, emerald-green foliage that forms a compact 1 - 2 inch tall carpet. Sagina Subulata ground cover is excellent for planting between flagstones. Patio by deck

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