Small Yard Landscaping
for South Florida

Small yard landscaping is a matter of proportions. It usually consists of using less plants overall, plus more diminutive palms and trees.

A well thought-out plan can create a big impact on a small scale. Here are collections of South Florida plants to do just that.

These groupings are based on a one-story house, which is more common here. But for a two-story you can simply substitute somewhat taller accents or specimen plants.  All are for full to part sun unless noted.

Collection #1

1. Snowbush - accent

2. Hibiscus - accent

3. Japanese fern tree

4. Society garlic - border, groundcover

5. Juniper - foundation, groundcover

6. Ann Marie lantana - border, accent, groundcover

7. Indian hawthorne - foundation

8. Nora Grant ixora - accent

9. Viburnum odoratissimum - hedge

As always, you can choose plants from other collections to customize your own design. And you can add more things if you have the space.

Next (Collection #2)

Back to Landscape in a Box

Return to HOME from Small Yard Landscaping

Looking for a certain plant? Search this site:

Get instant curb appeal!

cover Landscape in a Hurry

An ebook by
Chase Landre

author of

Learn how to get instant curb appeal with fast growing plants and landscaping techniques!

Learn more...

Take a break!

cover Lazy Gardener's Guide

Lazy Gardener's Guide to South Florida - a unique ebook about low-maintenance plants and landscaping!

Learn more!

Find a plant nursery
near you!

See our

Nursery Directory

Looking for a landscaper?

Check our

Landscaper Directory