Norman’s Native Plants
Rain Lilies | Zephyranthes atamasca
These small, perennial plants grow from bulbs and produce delicate, white/pink flowers. They are commonly found in wetlands and marshy areas throughout Florida and other southeastern states.
Fern Leaf Yarrow | Achillea filipendulina
This 2-3 foot high perennial plant is native to Florida and other parts of North America. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil and is drought-tolerant once established. Its fern-like leaves and clusters of yellow flowers bloom in the summer.
Flatwoods Plum | Prunus umbellata
This small tree or shrub (10-20 feet tall) is native to the southeastern United States, including Florida, and is typically found in sandy or loamy soils in open woods, pine barrens, and flatwoods. It produces small white flowers in the spring that develop into small, red, or yellow edible, tart plums that are an important food source for wildlife, including birds, deer, and bears.
Dense Liatris | Liatris spicata
This 2-4 foot tall perennial, herbaceous plant is native to the southeastern United States, including Florida, and prefers full sun and well-drained soils. Its dense spikes of purple flowers bloom from mid to late summer and are an important source of nectar for pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. Commonly found in meadows, prairies, and along roadsides.
Florida Tickseed| Coreopsis floridana
This 1-2 foot tall native wildflower is found in the southeastern United States, particularly in Florida, and is a member of the Asteraceae family. Its bright yellow flowers bloom from spring to fall with hairy and slightly toothed leaves. It grows in full sun or partial shade in wetland areas such as marshes, swamps, and along the edges of ponds and streams.