My name is Loret and I am not a botanist, just a native plant enthusiast located in a rural section of Central Florida. I am a member of the Pine Lily Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.
This blog is not all inclusive. It is designed to show the various species that reside on a single acre in East Osceola County, FL. All photos are taken of species in my garden within one day to two weeks of posting, thus the quality of the photo is not always top notch, but is an actual depiction of the flower as it blooms at the time of the current season.
Most are naturally occuring, but some have been added, purchased from a local Native Plant Nursery or shared with fellow FNPS members.
I use the Institute for Systematic Botany’s “Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants” as the authority to determine scientific and common names, as well as nativity of the plants to the State of Florida.
While hopefully I have determined the proper species, comments and corrections are always encouraged and appreciated.