Friday, March 21, 2014

Florida Green Roofs, Six Must Have Living Roof Plants

Enjoy the photos of six of my favorite drought, salt, heat, cold and hurricane tolerant green roof plant species!  See more photos of additional plants on the Green Roof Wildflower website.  Wildflowers on #greenroofs are totally awesome.

Florida Green Roof plant, Coral Bean, Erythrina herbacea
Drought, salt and heat tolerant.  Hummingbird plant.
Florida Green Roof plant, Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia humifusa
Very drought tolerant, great coastal green roof plant for habitat and pollinators
Florida Green Roof plant, Fleabane, Erigeron app.
Tolerates wet and dry soils, wind and heat tolerant, excellent pollinator plant
Florida Green Roof plant, Blanketflower, Gaillardia puchella
Amazing hardy green roof plant, tolerating salt, wind, heat and other environmental challenges
Florida Green Roof plant, Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea
Hardy, drought tolerant green roof plant that pollinators LOVE!
Florida Green Roof plant, Black Eye Susan, Rudbeckia hirta
Stunning rooftop bloomer that will flower all summer and call pollinators for miles around

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