FFL Plant Guide

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Plant Guide

Find the Right Plant for the Right Place Anytime, Anywhere

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Information you can trust!

Developed by the University of Florida/IFAS Horticultural Experts

Over 400 Florida-Friendly plants at your fingertips to help you plan the perfect landscape!


Over 400 Florida-Friendly plants

Find the right plant for the right place with detailed information on light, soil, and water requirements. You will also find information on disease and pest problems as well as Florida native status. Plant characteristics such as shape, color, and size are included to help you design an attractive garden.

Plant Pictures

This database has over 400 beautiful color photographs of Florida-Friendly trees, shrubs, palms, groundcovers, vines, ferns, annuals, perennials and ornamental grasses.

Developed by Horticultural Experts

Get up-to-date, science-based information from a database developed by the UF/IFAS horticulture and landscape design experts.

Fully searchable

Searchable by plant name, type, shape, light requirements, native status, and more. The database contains recommended plants for north, central and south Florida.

Available for Mobile and Web

This mobile web application works on any device that has a web-enabled browser: iPhone, Android, and Windows phones, tablet devices, and Window or Mac computers.


Copyright 2018 University of Florida. All rights reserved. The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Program mobile web application is a copyrighted production of UF/IFAS. No part of this production can be copied and reproduced for any purpose without prior written consent of FFL. All rights reserved.


This mobile web application is a project of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program and UF/IFAS. The plant data for this application came primarily from The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Guide to Plant Selection & Landscape Design, copyright 2010 University of Florida.

We would like to acknowledge the following people and programs for contributing to this project: The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program, Dr. Gail Hansen, Dr. Esen Momol, CJ Bain, Claire Lewis, Bart Schutzman, Sammy Chan, Serena Yang, Dr. Jiannong Xin, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program staff, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, FFL Faculty advisors and FFL Extension Agents.

Disclaimer Statement

This site is produced by the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program and UF/IFAS.

Disclaimer of Liability
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program disclaims all warranties regarding this Website, including but not limited to any warranty of accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability or fitness for a particular purpose, or any warranty that these pages or the server that makes them available are free from viruses or other harmful elements.

Users of this website who are interested in Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program concepts are encouraged to contact experts at the County Extension Service offices in their local communities to confirm planting and landscaping conditions and techniques.