Tag Archives: Florida Natives

Seminole Pumpkins

This is my second year of growing Seminole Pumpkins and they are one of my favorite crops.  They are actually a cross between a pumpkin and squash and are fairly small in size, around 3lbs.The vines grow like weeds and … Continue reading

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Firebush Native and Non-native of Florida

The Firebush  is also called Scarlet Bush Hummingbird Bush African Fire Bush Mexican Fire Bush There are two different Firebush varieties.  The Florida native has red/orange or mostly red flowers with dull hairy leaves (Hamelia patens). If the flowers are … Continue reading

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