Salt Tolerant Plants with Color

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by jas4906, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. jas4906

    jas4906 LawnSite Member
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    I have a couple pots located on the pool area. Please help me with some ideas that will tolerate wind and salt. South Florida.. Thanks for your help...
  2. Landscape25

    Landscape25 LawnSite Member
    from Florida
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    I did a condo on A1A, it was tough. Is it on the ocean or on the intercoastal? This place had a lot of wind. Betrock's says Purple Lantana and Blue Daze are highly salt tolerant. I used a different Lantana and Blue Daze but in front of the building so I can't vouch for wind tolerance.
  3. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
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    Can you tell me your planting Zone?Sunset Eastern Garden Planting Zone?
  4. Landscape25

    Landscape25 LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 199


    I found that there isn't much info on wind tolerance. I did learn salt tolerance is a totally different ball game then wind tolerance. You would not believe the wind on the ocean here. We are in zone 10, 10b by the ocean, although I am not sure that is sunset. Palm Beach County, FL.
  5. AUHort1990

    AUHort1990 LawnSite Member
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