Florida Botanical Gardens – Part 3

Ever wanted to to see what a real mango and banana plant look like?  Well  in the Tropical Garden area at the Florida Botanical Gardens you have a chance to see these plants in a tropical setting.  This tropical garden has towering trunks of over a dozen different varieties of banana and plantain. I had a chance to observe how a pineapple grows and find the source of sugar. There were other different plants in the garden such as citrus, papaya and other exotic fruits are here for all to enjoy.

I also had a chance to wander through the Butterfly Garden and observe the assortment of butterflies.  I was able to see the nectar and host plants that attract these beautiful creatures butterflies.  The best part of this garden was that I was able to check out the Butterfly Garden grounds  and to see what ideas that I can include to my own landscape.

So the next time you are in Florida, swing on by to the Florida Botanical Gardens.  Click here to see pictures of the Tropical and Butterfly Garden.

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