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July 2012 NEWS FLASH: We have moved our blog to Please click the link above to continue on at the new site. We are opening a new tropical plant nursery in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida – just off the A1A  on Pinetree. As a result, the new location for plant sales is in Indian…

Heliconia Latispatha ‘Distans’


A very dependable and beautiful heliconia that grows and blooms well in Central Florida. “Distans” grows to approx 2-3 feet tall and then puts out bright yellow and red blooms that show themselves off above the leaves. It spreads well, filling in open areas of bare soil, making it a good groundcover for tropical gardens….