Choose Colorful Shrubs that Conserve Water in South Florida
Many counties in Florida are committing to using water resources in more efficient ways through household water consumption reduction. It’s estimated that 30-60% of residential water consumption is for landscape irrigation. A great way to reduce water used during irrigation is to select drought-tolerant plants for your South Florida landscapes. Drought tolerance is not enough to reduce the impact of residential water use in South Florida; plants also need to have the ability to withstand the rainy season, which lasts from May to October.
Here we’ll lay out a list of drought-tolerant flowering shrubs with vibrant color options you can add to your landscape in South Florida:
Colorful Shrubs from Around the World
These selections of colorful flowering shrubs have seen great results in South Florida.
Colorful Shrubs Native to South Florida
These selections are native to South Florida to have a long history of thriving in our climate.
Often Overlooked Drought Resistant Shrubs for South Florida
While all of the options below provide great color variety to a southern Florida landscape, they are often overlooked as a viable option. Learn more about each one, and start creating a beautiful vibrant landscape that doesn’t suck out our natural water resources.
Do not hesitate to call Lucky Landscaping at 561-779-4127 and we will gladly make an appointment to discuss your garden needs and give you a quotation for the work.