Cody's Plants

of Tallahassee, Florida

Specializing in Florida Native Plants

Products and Services offered:

  • Native plants
  • Non-invasive perennial plants that do well in Florida.
  • Butterfly and caterpillar specific gardening
  • Education in native gardening

Firespike (Odontonema strictum) - Available Summer 2018

-also called 'Cardinal Guard'

-attracts hummingbirds, butterflies

-non-invasive perennial

-native to Central America, thrives in north Florida

-Full sun to part shade, moist but well-drained soil

-Dies back to ground in winter but resprouts

-available in 1 and 3 gallon pots

Monarch Butterfly on Tropical Milkweed

Tropical Milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) - Available Spring 2018

-native to tropical regions and Mexico

-attracts monarch butterflies

-larval food for monarch caterpillars

-cut back in winter

-available in 1 gallon pots

Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii) - Available Summer 2018

-perennial, deciduous shrub, 5-6' full grown

-attracts butterflies

-non-invasive native to China, sterile variety, thrives in Florida

-Full sun or part shade, well draining soil

-available in 1 gallon pots

Blue Mist Flower (Conoclinium coelestinum) ---COMING SOON---

-Florida Native perennial

-attracts butterflies and bees

-Grows well in moist soil

-available in 1 gallon pots

Firebush (Hamelia patens) ---COMING SOON---

-Florida native perennial

-attracts hummingbirds

State of Florida Nursery REGISTRATION NO.: 48019727