Tropical Gardens Landscape provides professional planting and landscaping services to ensure that you have healthy trees, palms, and shrubs that will grow to maturity. Proper tree and shrub planting start with selecting the right material for the right location. Which plants you select, where and how you plant, and how you maintain them in the early years will all affect the health of your property’s landscape throughout its life.

We offer planting services for ornamental shrubs, plants, bamboo, hedges, trees, and much more. Our Sarasota landscaping team hand-selects plant materials and palms to ensure that you will receive nothing but the absolute best. Our team has more than 15 years of experience with some of the best growers in the state of Florida!

Would you like more information about plant material that thrives in the Sarasota area? We have compiled a list of some of our favorite softscape plant material. Below, you will find photos and information about each. Reach out to our team with any questions you have!

Plants and Palm Tree Options

Palm Trees:

Shade and Flowering Trees:

  • Bald Cypress
  • Black Olive ‘Shady Lady’
  • Bottlebrush
  1. Red Cluster
  2. Weeping
  • Cassia
  1. Big Leaf
  2. Desert
  • Cedar, Red
  • Dwarf Royal Poinciana trees
  • European Olive
  • Gardenia
  • Geiger
  • Golden Rain
  • Guava Cattley
  • Hong Kong Orchid
  • Jacaranda
  • Ligustrum – Green Multi Stem
  • Loquat
  • Magnolia Grandiflora
  1. D.D. Blanchard
  2. Little Gem
  3. Bracken’s Brown Beauty
  • Oak
  1. Live
  2. Cathedral
  • Podocarpus Weeping
  • Red Maple
  • Royal Poinciana
  • Tabebuia (Pink, Purple, Yellow)
  • Screw Pine
  • Weeping Willow

Ornamental Plants:

  • Agapanthus
  • Agave
  1. Common
  2. False Green and Variegated
  3. Hybrids
  • Allamanda
  • Alocasia
  • Azalea
  • Banana
  • Basil
  • Beach Sunflower
  • Bird of Paradise
  1. White
  2. Orange
  • Blue Daze
  • Bottlebrush
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Bougainvillea
  1. Bush
  2. Trellis
  3. Standard
  • Boxwood Japanese
  • Bromeliad
  • Buttonwood
  1. Silver
  2. Green
  • Canna Lily
  • Carissa
  • Cast Iron
  • Cestrum
  • Chenille
  • Cigar Plant
  • Clerodendron
  1. Blue Butterfly
  2. Starburst
  • Clusia
  1. Pitch Apple
  2. Dwarf Nana
  • Cocoplum
  • Coffee “Wild”
  • Colocasia “Black Magic”
  • Copperleaf
  1. Louisiana Red
  2. Java White
  • Crape Myrtle
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Creeping Fig – Green
  • Crinum Lily
  1. Green
  2. Queen Emma
  • Crossandra
  • Croton – Assorted Variety
  • Crown of Thorns
  1. Dwarf Red
  2. Grandi Flora Thai
  • Cypress Italian
  • DayLilly
  • Desert Rose
  • Dipladenia
  1. Pink Bush
  2. Red ‘Sun Parasol’ Bush
  • Dracaena
  1. Bi Color/Colorama/Green
  2. Warnecki ‘Lemon Lime’
  • Eleocarpus (Japanese Blueberry)
  • Epidendrum (Reed Stem)
  • Eugenia Bush
  • Fern
  1. Australian
  2. Blue
  3. Kangaroo Paw
  4. Macho
  5. Sword
  6. Wart
  • Ficus
  1. Benjamina Bush
  2. Green Island
  • Fiddleleaf Fig
  • Firebush
  1. Dwarf
  • Firecracker
  • Gaillardia
  • Garlic, Society
  • Gardenia
  1. Grafted Miami Supreme
  2. Vetchii
  • Ginger
  1. Green
  2. Variegated
  3. Red Button
  • Golden Dew Drop (Duranta)
  1. Gold Mound
  2. Sapphire Showers
  3. White
  4. Variegated
  • Grasses
  1. Bamboo Muhly
  2. Cordgrass
  3. Fakahatchee (Dwf and Reg)
  4. Fountain (Red and White)
  5. Muhly
  6. Pampas
  7. Paspalum
  • Ground Orchid – Spathoglottis
  • Guara, Whirling Butterfly
  • Heather
  • Heliconia – Assorted
  • Hibiscus
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Honeysuckle, Cape
  • Ilex (Holly)
  1. Compact Japanese
  2. Dwarf Burfordi
  3. Schilling
  4. Sky Pencil
  • Indian Hawthorne
  • Iris
  1. White and Yellow
  2. Giant (Regina)
  • Ixora
  1. Maui (Orange and Yellow)
  2. Nora Grant
  3. Petite (Red and Yellow)
  4. Super King
  5. Thai Snow
  • Jasmine
  1. Confederate (Bush)
  2. Crape
  3. Downy and Star
  4. Minimia (Green and Variegated)
  5. Minimia ‘Sunset’
  6. Night Blooming
  7. Shooting Star
  • Jatropha
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Joseph’s Coat – Assorted
  • Juniper
  1. Blue Pacific
  2. Blue Point
  3. Parsoni
  • Kings Mantle
  • Lantana
  1. Anne Marie (Mounding)
  2. Bright Orange
  3. Dallas Red/Red Spread
  4. Purple, Yellow, White
  • Ligustrum – Green
  • Lions Ear
  • Liriope
  1. Aztec and Super Blue
  2. Mondo (Regular and Dwarf)
  • Loropetalum
  • Milkweed
  • Mimosa
  • Mona Lavender
  • Nandina Heavenly Bamboo
  • Oleander
  1. Calypso, Red, White
  2. Petite Pink
  • Osteospermum
  • Oyster Plant
  1. Dwarf
  2. Tri-Color
  • Panama Rose
  • Penta
  • Perennial Peanut
  • Perovskia ‘Russian Sage’
  • Persian Shield
  • Petunia Mexican
  • Philippine Violet
  • Philodendron
  1. Selloum
  2. Xanadu
  3. Burle Marx
  4. Congo
  5. Monstera
  • Pittosporum, Variegated
  • Plumbago, Imperial Blue
  • Podocarpus
  1. Maki
  2. Dwarf ‘Pringles’
  • Porterweed
  • Powderpuff – Dwarf
  • Purple Queen
  • Purslane
  • Rose ‘Knock-Out’
  • Rose ‘Drift Rose’
  • Salvia
  1. Mexican Sage
  2. Mystic Spires
  • Schefflera Arboricola
  1. Green and Variegated
  2. Gold Capella
  • Seagrape
  • Sedum – Assorted
  • Shrimp Plant
  • Simpson Stopper
  • Snow Bush
  • Song of India
  • Stromanthea Trio Star
  • Sweet Potato Vine
  • Tecoma
  • Texas Sage
  1. Green Clouds
  2. Silver Clouds
  • Thryallis
  • Tibouchina Grandifolia
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Tibouchina Granulosa
  1. Bush
  2. Standard
  • Ti Plant
  1. Auntie Lou
  2. Dr. Brown
  3. Bolero
  4. Red Sister
  5. Red Sensation
  6. Black Magic
  7. Florica
  • Turnera – White/Yellow
  • Viburnum
  1. Awabuki
  2. Sweet (Odoratissimum)
  3. Suspensum
  4. Walters Dwarf
  • Wedelia
  • Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
  • Yucca
  1. Green Soft-Tip
  2. Variegated ‘Color Guard’