Where: Swamps, rivers, hammocks. Generally grows on trees for support (but are not parasitic). Identification: Tall flower spikes tipped with multiple blooms colored red, yellow, green, and blue. Best Time of Year: Multiple blooms in spring, summer, and fall seasons Fun facts: Takes in nutrients and water from the air.
Where: Epiphyte that grows on forest trees or rocks (often found on live oaks). Can grow in full sunlight or partial shade. Identification: Fronds 25 cm high by 5 cm wide. Leathery yellow/green leaflet. Appears dead during dry periods. Best Time of Year: All Fun facts: Can withstand periods of drought by curling up and rolling inward (exposes less surface area […]