Author: Jim Hunter

Camellia (Camellia Japonica)

Camellia (Camellia Japonica)

Awe-inspiring flowers on a winters’ day is the ancient camellia.  Grown for centuries in Asia and Japan, the camellia was brought to the American south in the 1820’s.  The aristocrat of southern shrubs, camellias have been grown and loved since the antebellum days. ...
Poinsettias

Poinsettias

Hours of Operation:  Monday – Saturday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Address: 2010 E Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707 Additional Articles LOQUAT (Eriobotrya Japonica) The Japanese Plum is such a great little tree.  Naturally well-shaped and growing...
ROSELLE (Hibiscus Sabadariffa)

ROSELLE (Hibiscus Sabadariffa)

Also called ‘Jamaican Sorrel’, ‘Florida Cranberry’, etc., Roselle is an annual hibiscus grown primarily for the food product.  A native of west Africa, Roselle is a common plant in the tropics.  Its history in Florida goes back to old ‘cracker’ times, hence, the...