Zone 10 Plants on Sale: The Best Deals for Your Garden
The geography and climate in which Zone 10 plants thrive are extremely hot, with humid temperatures well above 100 degrees, particularly in summer. Plants sold in treenurseryco.com in zone 10 include Blue Gamma Grass, Mountain Sedge, and the very radiant blooms of the Marsh Hibiscus flower.
Plants, flowers, and trees/shrubs that maintain well in the zone 10 climate often lie close to the ground, in shaded areas, and prefer nutrient-rich, moist soil. This is because this zone is subtropical, particularly southern Florida, and the areas of Key West are, given and take, about 400 miles closer to the tropics than any other area in the United States. Southern Texas, likewise, is a near neighbor to the dry humidity of Mexican desserts. Florida is notably the country's thunderstorm capital, particularly the southern region getting the most impact from incoming tropical tornados from the Gulf of Mexico; the average seasonal temperature is about 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Hurricane Irina is one of the most damaging storms to hit the coastline in recent years.
Blue Gamma Grass is a notably attractive blue/green in color with, when left unmowed, blue seed heads. It grows to about one foot in height and is the perfect ornamental feature of any sophisticated garden. It also thrives best in rich, moist soil and under humid summer temperatures. Likewise, Mountain Sedge is an attractive sedge grass that blooms bright green or purple flowers. It can be found at high altitudes and grows in soil, loam, or clay deposits. Insects such as caterpillars often feast on sedge grass, so it is best to grow it in a garden to bring some animals to balance the food chain.
Finally, Marsh Hibiscus is a shrub that grows anywhere from 2 to ten feet in height and blooms a fantastic red/pink flower with five petals. Even though it is beautiful in its blooming season, it is also very hardy and requires little maintenance, making it the perfect starter plant for novice gardeners. All the plant needs are water, which can survive a year in various temperatures and conditions. Zone 10 plants generally have robust and unusual features, making them the perfect addition to various gardens.