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Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil: Gazania

TOP 10 FLOWERS TO GROW ON SANDY SOIL

Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil . Since water runs right through sandy soil, the growing conditions are rather dry, even if the area gets a lot of rain. These 10 plants don’t seem to mind.

Mistflower or Ageratum (Conoclinium coelestinum).  Florida Native butterfly nectar source wildflower. Pretty blue flower heads. Loves neglect and requires no care once established. Small plant usually 1 ft. tall. Sun or partial sun in dry sandy soil.

Mistflower or Ageratum (Conoclinium coelestinum). Loves neglect and requires no care once established. Small plant usually 1 ft. Sun or partial sun in dry sandy soil.

So many beautiful Florida flower design pictures here!  Hoe and Shovel: Designing with Florida Natives and Florida-Friendly Plants

So many beautiful Florida flower design pictures here! Hoe and Shovel: Designing with Florida Natives and Florida-Friendly Plants

Coral Honeysuckle: Florida Native Plant Society  (for the shady side of the house, to grow on the fence)

Coral Honeysuckle: Florida Native Plant Society (for the shady side of the house, to grow on the fence)

I adore this. Florida Native Plants Nursery

Mimosa strigillosa, a great native lawn alternative for sun if you live in Florida or the Gulf coast. Drought tolerant, can be mowed, walked on, and has low nutrient requirements.

Lupinus diffuses, native, winter in southeast, dry, sandy soil, full sun.  Fix nitrogen, Flower mid February- March. This is from University of North Florida campus.

This is a large genus of herbaceous perennials native to Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. A few species are native to the Coastal Southeast.

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Plum Delicious and Native, Too!

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