Florida Botanical Gardens

  
March - April - May

Springtime at the Florida Botanical Gardens is a riot of color. Click on the symbol to open a separate page with more information, a photograph and links to University of Florida fact sheets about the many fabulous plants of this season.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Flower Color

picture buttonAgeratum

Ageratum houstonianum

Lavender

picture buttonAllamanda            

Allamanda spp

Yellow

picture buttonAloe       

Aloe saponaria

Orange

picture buttonAmaryllis

Hippeastrum cvs

Orange

picture buttonBeach Sunflower

Helianthus debilis

Yellow

picture buttonBegonia

Begonia cvs

Pink, Red

picture buttonBird-of-Paradise

Strelitzia reginae

Blue/orange/white

picture buttonBlanket Flower

Gaillardia pulchella

Orange, Yellow

picture buttonBlue Daze

Evolvulus glomeratus

Blue

picture buttonBougainvillea      

Bougainvillea cvs

Purple, Pink

picture buttonBromeliads

Various

Various

picture buttonButterfly Bush    

Buddleja

White, Purple

picture buttonButterfly Weed

Asclepias curassavica

Orange, yellow

picture buttonButtonbush    

Cephalanthus occidentalis

White

picture buttonCanna Lily

Canna cvs

Yellow, Red

picture buttonClerodendrum

Clerodendrum speciosissimum

Red

picture buttonClock Vine

Thunbergia grandiflora

White, Blue

Coral Creeper

Barleria repens

Salmon

picture buttonCoral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens

Red

picture buttonCrape-Jasmine

Tabernaemontana divaricata

White

picture buttonCrossandra          

Crossandra infundibuliformis

Salmon, Orange

picture buttonCrown of Thorns

Euphorbia milii

Pink, Red

picture buttonFire Bush

Hamelia patens

Orange

picture buttonFirecracker Plant

Russelia equisetiformis

Red, White

picture buttonFirespike

Odontonema strictum

Red

picture buttonFuschia Skullcap

Scutellaria 'Fuschia'

Fuchsia

picture buttonGardenia

Gardenia jasminoides

White

picture buttonGeranium

Pelargonium  x hortorum

White, Red

picture buttonGolden Dew Drop

Duranta erecta

Blue

picture buttonHeliconia

Heliconia spp

Red, Yellow

picture buttonHibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Various

picture buttonImpatiens

Impatiens  wallerana

Various

picture buttonIndia-Hawthorn

Rhaphiolepis indica

White

picture buttonIxora

Ixora coccinea

Red, Pink

picture buttonJasmine

Jasminum spp  

White

picture buttonJatropha

Jatropha spp

Pink, Red

picture buttonMagnolia 

Magnolia grandiflora

White

picture buttonOleander

Nerium oleander

Pink

picture buttonPentas

Pentas lanceolata

Red, White

picture buttonPeriwinkle

Catharanthus roseus

Pink, Purple

picture buttonPetunia

Petunia cvs

Various

picture buttonPink Trumpet

Tabebuia pallada

Pink

picture buttonPlumbago             

Plumbago capensis

Blue

picture buttonPowder Puff

Calliandra haematocephala

Pink

picture buttonRoses

Rosa cvs

Various

picture buttonSalvia                    

Salvia coccinea

Red

picture buttonSea Hibiscus

Hibiscus tileaceus

Yellow / red

picture buttonShell Flower

Alpinia zerumbet

White

picture buttonShrimp Plant

Pachystachys lutea

Red

picture buttonSociety Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

Purple

picture buttonVerbena

Verbena cvs

Various

picture buttonVoodoo Lily

Amorphophallus spp

Brown

picture buttonWhite Bird of Paradise

Strelitzia nicolai

Blue/red/white

picture buttonWild Olive

Cordia boissieri

White