Swamp azalea

Swamp azalea

Swamp azalea (Rhododendron viscosum) is Florida’s only white-flowered and summer-blooming Rhododendron. The blossoms are attractive to a variety of pollinators, including hummingbirds. Swamp

Florida flame azalea

Florida flame azalea

Florida flame azalea (Rhododendron austrinum) is a deciduous flowering shrub found in hardwood, floodplain and slope forests, bluffs and ravines in North Florida. Although easily overlooked most of the year, it puts on a stunning spring display of fragrant fiery flowers. The blooms appear before (or as) the plant leafs out, and attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. The plant is a state-listed endangered species.

Sweet pinxter azalea

Sweet pinxter azalea

Also known as Mountain azalea, Sweet pinxter azalea (Rhododendron canescens) has showy pinkish- to rose-colored flowers that bloom in spring. They attract a number of pollinators, including hummingbirds.

Celebrate native bees and other pollinators

Celebrate native bees and other pollinators

Do you enjoy juicy watermelons, local blueberries and strawberries and fresh Florida orange juice? How about carrots, broccoli, almonds and apples? If you do, please thank an insect. Learn more about our pollinators — especially native bees — and why they are so important.

Spring news from PWA counties

Spring news from PWA counties

The Panhandle Wildflower Alliance’s Fall 2020 newsletter features updates about new wildflower programs, where to see wildflowers in bloom, and much more.

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Explore Want to know what's blooming in your neck of the woods? We've got you covered with our seasonal bloom reports, wildflower driving routes and hotspots, and interactive "What's Blooming" map. bloom report Look for spring wildflowers early Drought may develop over the next few months from North Central Florida to South Florida, according to...
Southeastern blueberry bees

Southeastern blueberry bees

Southeastern blueberry bees are our most efficient blueberry pollinators, but they are only active for a short period of time in early spring!